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Final spin speed

I have a Kenmore 417.43142200 front load washer. Purchased the unit used about a year ago. A few days ago I went to dry a washed load and it was still soaking wet. Thought maybe it was just a fluke so I switched to final spin to get rid of some more water but the washer will not spin on high speed. It tumbles and spins at normal speed as normal, just no high speed. What kind of options am I looking at here? I consider myself somewhat handy with these types of things so if I knew what the problem was I would like to try and repair it. Just having a hard time figuring out what the exact culprit is. Any info would be greatly appreciated. We are a family of 6 and wringing clothes out by hand is getting old fast. Thank you.

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  • aomregcik Dec 22, 2007

    Removed the front panel lastnight and checked the trap in the drain line as was suggested for someone with a similar problem. Removed a fistfull of change along with some other assorted items. Hooked back up and machine is running good as new. Thanks a million!!!



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Unplug unit for about 2 minutes this will reset the computer if not inside the lower front panel SHOULD BE a tech sheet this will tell you how to put it in diag. mode and will tell you whats going on with codes and this tech sheet will give you the meanings

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