Question about Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a front load kenmore washer that will not spin

I have a front load kenmore washing machine, the door is looked and the belt is good. The machine will not spin any advice?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,036 Answers

It could be a fault with the main motor. Unplug and remove water supply.
Open up the back to access the motor, removing the top pannel if needed.
Remove the brushes to the motor and inspect for condition. Replace if they are more than 1/2worn.

If you can test the motor windings then do.

Also worthwhile to check the main board for any damaged or heated components.

The problem will be either the motor or control board if it is filling and draining ok - just not spinning.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Water will not drain out of front Load Kenmore 44072


Kenmore front loading washing machines will give you years of service. Sometimes things do go wrong, especially after the warranty runs out. Troubleshooting a Kenmore front loading washing machine could save you a lot of money on a repair bill. Before you call a service technician to fix your machine, attempt to resolve the issue through simple fixes first.
Washer Code Messages Your Kenmore front loading washing machine has an LED display that will give you error codes.
Will Not Spin If your washing machine does not spin, check to make sure the door has latched completely. Also remember that if your machine is in the SUD cycle it will not spin until it has eliminated the suds.
Washer Is Noisy
  • If the washer is making noise or vibrating, check to make sure it is still level. If it is out of level you can change this by adjusting the feet. Metal belt buckles and buttons in your laundry could be causing the noise as well.
  • Door Stays Locked After Cycle
  • At the end of the wash cycle, the lock will disengage after about 30 seconds. If it does not, it may be because the machine still detects that the water has not completely drained. Just select "Drain" and "Spin" and let the washer go through the cycle. Your door should unlock.

Nov 03, 2011 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a kenmore 80 series washing machine. During the second cycle it stopped working. It won't drain or spin. What should I do?


If it doesn't pump water out or spin, check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows:If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt. 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. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn, replace it--but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt.If the motor isn't running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.

Jan 10, 2011 | Kenmore 24902 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer does not spin, broken belt? kenmore series 70 top load


Hi,

Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often inter related..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out this tip...

Washing Machine does not Pump or Spin


If you are having problems with your front load washing machine then checkout this tip...

Front Load Washing machine not draining and or not spinning


heatman101

Dec 28, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore [2005]front load washer that vibrates severely when in high spin and is quite noisy. I have had the top panel, back panel, and bottom front kick panels off and I can not find any obvious...


you may need to change the bearing on the drum easy way to check is while the door is open try to manually spin it with your hand if you hear a grinding sound then the bearing is gone

Nov 05, 2010 | Kenmore 44102 Front Load Washer

2 Answers

My kenmore 80 series washer wont drain or spin.


Hi,

Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often interrelated..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out thistip...

Washing Machine does not Pump or Spin


If you are having problems with your front load washing machine then checkoutthis tip...

Front Load Washing machine not draining and or not spinning


heatman101

Sep 16, 2010 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite Smartwash - error code F dL flashes and washer doesn't start


Hi,


The reason for "F dl" flash is that if your machine doesn't pump water out or spin, check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows:
If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt. 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. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn, replace it but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt.
If the motor isn't running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.


Thank you !!

Jun 14, 2010 | Kenmore Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer Glass window in front load door glass is broken.


they should replace it. sounds like problem with unit.proberly only replace door . good luck with it.

Apr 08, 2010 | Kenmore Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Kenmore model 41743142200


Un plug washer remove belt by lossing the tensioner , bring to appliances center and assemble again /

Jan 07, 2008 | Kenmore 45081 Front Load Washer / Dryer

2 Answers

Washer problem


Does the machine pump water out ? Open the back panel and see if motor is running ? In case motor is running, check that belt is OK. Let me know with your results and I will do my best to assist you to solve your problem, Good luck !!!

Jun 03, 2006 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

38 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1460 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75817 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...