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Kenmore washer won't spin

The washer won't spin out the clothes and it sounds as if it is still running but actually it is just not spinning and there is a terrible burning smell. If you spin the tub with your hand it will spin a little but struggles to keep going. What do you think?

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Re: Kenmore washer won't spin

If the unit is less than 15-17 years old, it has no belts. It it makes then noise like its spinning but not actually spinning, Issue lies in motor coupler. Its located between the transmission and motor. Part is only about $12

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Re: Kenmore washer won't spin

Ok " sounds like motor belts need replaceing, that smell is the loose belt rubbing against the motor pully.

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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