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Kenmore 90 series won't spin

Washing machine will not spin..... you can hear the machine making a noise when you turn the spin cycle on, but the agitator won't move at all.... it is like froze up......

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Re: kenmore 90 series won't spin

Perhaps your belt is off. The belt should "give" half an inch after it is fitted; too tight or too loose otherwise. Replace if necessary.

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