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110.23812100 washer Unit will work fine however during the spin cycle it will not come up to speed. Appears to spin heavy lads better than light loads . Could this be the coupler or teh clutch?

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Re: 110.23812100 washer

I hate to say it, but more than likely this is a sign that your gearcase (transmission) is starting to go bad. When they wear out, they tend to exhibit slow spin problems. I have seldom experienced a bad clutch causing this. When the clutch goes bad it tends to cause the drum to not want to stop AFTER the spin cycle. In addition, if the motor coupling were bad it wouldn't spin at all. If you purchased the washer recently, it may still be covered under the manufacturer's warranty. Some manufacturers will cover the transmission beyond the usual one-year limited warranty. It's usually covered for 5 years, I believe. You may want to double check your warranty to be sure. Now...if it IS the transmission, and it's NOT covered under a warranty, all is not lost. A new gearcase runs about $145 and the part number is 423. It is also recommended that you replace the motor coupling at the same time. The price is about $14 and the part number is 1195967. Most consumers feel intimidated by the thought of replacing a transmission in a washer, but on this model, it is fairly simple and straight forward. I can provide you with step-by-step instructions, or if you like, you can purchase a do-it-yourself manual for about $17 (part# 1170635). Think about it...about $170 to repair your washer yourself. Or...spend over $300 to have the appliance repair guy do it for you. $170 is still cheaper than buying a new washer. I hope this information is helpful to you. Post back with any comments or questions you may have.

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