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Kenmore 80 series washer not spinning

PLease Help!!...This washer is 2 yrs old and started to spin intermittently during spin cycle. After washer completed full wash cycle, we could switch to spin cycle and it would work, but problem got progressively worse. I inspected coupler between pump and gear box by removing it. It's ok. Lid switch is fine also. I then bypassed lid switch and set to spin cycle. clutch housing turns, but basket does not. I noticed a little bit of oil splattered on inside of panels, but I do not think it's enough to be worried about. I called Sears for repair and tech told me I need a new gear box & timer.If I need a new gear box, I wouldn't think the clutch housing would spin. Also wouldn't think I need a new timer if gear box goes into spin mode.

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    Why would I need a new gear box if clutch housing is spinning?

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You need the gear box not the timer.

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

  • sohail anjum Dec 21, 2007

    when the washer has load it wont spin. when it is empty it will spin,

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