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Washer won't go into fast spin cycle

My washing machine is a Hotpoint and it will not go into fast spin cycle to spin excess water out. What could be the problem?

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  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    Our Whirlpool will not fast spin in the NORMAL wash cycle.

    It does slow spin in the other DELICATE, etc. cycles.

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There are three possibilities, ONE: From the motor to the tub is a - Coupler. This works like a shim, like when it has too much force against the tub or some where. Sometimes these become worn, and that can slow down your machine, TWO: The clutch kit could be worn and dirty, OR, THREE: There is a resistance from the transmission or tub.

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    Ryan Smith Apr 10, 2012

    This is a front loader no? if there is a door lock switch, and even when it tells you its locked it may not exactly tell the commuter in the machine. Another thing is the drain could be clogged. I would start with checking the drain motor. in the front before you start checking anything else. run the machine in spin empty. and see if it spins good.

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Check the motorbrushes. When the brushes get worn, the motor doesent get electricity to the communtator

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