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No spin zone

When my washimg machine load is done the clothes are still wet. When the spin cycle is on it is not spinniing well and the drum goeas back and forth. Is this something i can fix myself or is it time for a new washer. It is about 6 years old. It is a whirlpool. when it spins with nothing in it the drum does not go back and forth.

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  • mannunziato Jan 18, 2008

    where is the filter?

    is the drum suppose to move back and forth ?



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Try this: Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.

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  • prem mathew Jan 19, 2008

    Of course the drum goes back & forth, this is how your clothes are washed. It turns clockwise for sometime then anti-clockwise for sometime. When it spins fast it goes only in one direction.



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