Heavy Duty Speed Queen top loader, HA 4011-3062, with a slow spin
After replacing both the drive and pump belts, the clothes are still wet after the spin cycle. While looking inside the machine while the spin cycle starts, you can see the "clutch" disingage as the motor speeds up, but after about 50 seconds the clutch ingages again. I am not sure if I am getting maximum speed out of the motor?
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I have a related problem and I just learned on the net that the Vbelt is supposed to slip in "idle" mode while the water pump will do more work. It is also supposed to slip slightly while speeding the spinning up so as to not cause motor overload.A kind of half clutch function that allows for slipping. This slipping is controlled by the tensioner.
My guess is that your machine's v belt slips too much and thus does not spin fast enough. You replaced the belts, I would look at the tensioner now.
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i assume the majority of the water is being pumped from the machine? if the clothes are very wet check your "fabric Select" setting and ensure you are not wahing on delecate handwash or wool wash (knits) setting, in this setting there will be a very slow or no, spin so the clothes will not stretch and have to be laid out to dry this is normal. if you are on a Permpress or regular setting the spin should be faster, also check your cycle selection is for Regular or permpress and spin is not missed .
500mb from memory was a Hoover top loader ??? It could be just the belt slipping underneath, but also have a look inside the drain pump hoses for blockages. These were notorious for blocking with coins and other foreign objects. . If the machine couldnt pump out properly, when it went onto spin, it would only go very slow as the machine wasnt able to build up any speed with a full load of clothes and water.
Not sure which model you have, but it sounds like the belt is slipping on the pump. Which will also cause a slower spin speed as well. I would suggest a new belt. Note that it can be a "bugger" to change the belt on a Speed Queen because of the pump mounting. Again depending on which model it is.
that top cap/container on top of the agitator is for fabric softner if you use it. As to why it wont spin possible overload or if you bought a second hand machine could be a belt or gearbox ??
Suggest you put the detergent in the bowl, the fabric softner on top of the agitator, drop the clothes in till it's full not pushing down on the clothing - the weight rating of the washer is for wet clothes weight not dry clothes. If this doesn't get you going in the right direction then call someone who knows what their doing, it's too good a machine to risk stuffing it if you dont know what your doing