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My Kenmore washer motor runs but it will not spin.

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  • oldguy5 May 11, 2010

    Can you provide the exact Make, Model and Kenmore model number? Kenmore model numbers use the format ###.######## with the first three digits of 110 for Whirlpool manufactured machines. If this is a basic top load, direct drive washer, the first places to look are the Motor Coupler and / or lid switch. See the Sears parts site for your model. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdir... Enter your model number (###.######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

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You need to replace the direct drive coupling which is on the shaft of the motor. not hard to do and not expensive.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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