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Tub rotates while agitator is running.

Tub rotates at a high speed while agitator is running and clothes do not get circulated. All four tub stabilizer bands are broken but I don't see how these would keep inner tub from spinning.

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Hoover 2300L 6.okg boss. Squeaking when agitating back& forth, not when spinning. Is this a bearing problem? & is it replacable. If so, from where in south australia? Or wherever.?




Washing machines don't usually run silently, but in most cases, a squeaking noise that occurs while the washer is agitating the clothing is not normal and signifies a problem. If the noise only happens when the washing is agitating, the problem is likely connected to the motor or your water pressure. Depending on the specific cause, you may feel comfortable fixing it yourself. Otherwise, call a professional.

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The Agitator
  • Agitators are located in the center of the drum, or basket, of top-load washing machines. Front loading washing machines do not use agitators -- instead, gravity moves the clothes from the top of the drum to the bottom. Agitators usually consist of a tall cone fitted with arms at the base. The purpose of the agitator is to rotate the clothes and soapy water around the tub to clean the clothes. The agitator itself is not usually the cause of the squeaking noise. It is powered by the drive mechanism, which consists of a motor, clutch and gears.
Motor Problems
  • A repetitive squeaking noise during the agitation cycle may signify a problem with the motor. Specifically, the belt on the motor may be wearing out. Some motors use rubber couplers, which also wear out easily. The belt is necessary for the agitator to turn, but over time, it wears thin, just like the belts in your car's motor. An easy way to test for this problem -- if you're handy -- is to take the belt off the motor and then run it. If the squeaking noise stops, the problem is indeed your belt. Of course, this means your agitator won't move. Replacing the belt should fix the problem.
Water Pressure Issues
  • The tub, or drum, fills with water right before the agitator turns on, and water continues to circulate throughout the washing process. As the tub fills and water circulates, you may hear a squeaking or squealing noise if you have high water pressure. This sound is caused by the force of the water moving through the pipes. To adjust this, turn the knobs on the hot and cold valves on the pipes that go into your washing machine.
Considerations
  • New washing machines may squeak at first as the parts "warm up," according to the GE Appliances website. The noise should disappear after five complete washing cycles have run on the machine. Unbalanced loads, overly heavy loads and loose items in the drum may also cause noise when the agitator comes on, but these things usually do not produce a squeaking sound.


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Agator not spinning


There is no belt on that unit. It is a direct drive machine. When the unit goes into the wash cycle, does the motor run but it does not agitate?

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Clothes get tangle around agitator


unplug the power. open the top of the washer to expose the tub. Hold on to the top layer of clothing and rotate the tub by hand in the direction that untangles the clothes.

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Kenmore 90 tub spins excessively clockwise during wash cycle.


there should be 2 or 3 springs that hold it, they mite have broke, take off back panel an check.

Jan 04, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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FWTR445R - won't drain, won't go into high speed spin - Fix This?


If your washer won't drain, check these:

It spins, but doesn't pump
It doesn't spin or pump
It pumps, but the water returns
It spins, but doesn't pump If your washer spins but doesn't pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers, a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that's attached to the pump--or even into the pump itself. If it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.

To remove the sock from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large-diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Then, using needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the clothing through the port.

Sometimes you can't remove the stuck clothing from below. Then you have to remove the agitator, top of the outer drum shield, and inner clothes tub. This isn't easy to do--and you may need special tools--so you might be happier getting a qualified appliance repair technician to do the job.

If the drain line isn't plugged, the problem may be with your pump. Even if the pump appears to be turning, the internal impeller may be broken. If so, you need to replace the pump.

It doesn't spin or pump If your washer doesn't spin or pump water out but the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley. If so, you need to replace the pump. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen or stiff--replace it.

It pumps, but the water returns If the water that pumps out of the machine goes back into the machine after the spin cycle, your washer may be siphoning the water from a laundry tub that has a slow drain, back into the washer. The usual remedy for this is to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is something stuck in the drain?) Also, check for these problems:

  • If the drain hose reaches more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub, cut off the excess.

  • If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an air gap/siphon break assembly

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Clothing in between tub and will not spin at high speed on spin cycle i think i need to remove agitator to remove whatever is stuck around shaft and tub


Remove the cabinet.
Remove the plastic ring snapped to the outer tub.
Use a wire coat hanger to remove the garment.
Replace the plastic ring and the cabinet.

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Agitator won't work


you need to replace agitator dogs,they are located in agitator.pop top off and one bolt holds it to tub,remove bolt and remove agitator.pop top part off agitator and you will see little plastic agitator dogs.should be 4 of them.that is what grabs agitator to circulate your clothes.very cheap part to replace.

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Washer does not agitage the clothing. The clothing rotates in one direction within the washer tub.


Hold the inner tub and turn it bothways. if it is free in both directions you have a bad bearing. If it turns in one direction only, the bearing is good.
Your agitator has a series of interlocking teeth on the inside which lock onto the corresponding teeth of the motor shaft. If these plastic agitator teeth are worn it wont grip the drive shaft, hence, no agitation.

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Clothing stuck in washer machine


Is it stuck in the center agitator or the out tub?

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Tub shakes back and forth during agitation


it could be the inner tub thats loose , check for a broken screw at the center mast that holds the inner tub. hope this helps.

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