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Will not agitate or spin. it just makes a horrible buzzing sound

My machine will not agitate. It will only make a buzzng sound. the sound gets softer as i change the settings from regular to delicate. I will not spin, but it will fill and drain

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  • oldguy5 Jul 05, 2010

    Can you provide the exact Make, Model and Kenmore model number? .......... Kenmore model numbers use the format ###.######## with the first three digits of 110 for Whirlpool manufactured machines......... The model number on top load washers is usually found by lifting the lid and looking above the tub. The Fixya numbers are Stock Numbers. Since basic top load direct drive, top load electronic and front load washers are very different, the actual Model Numbers are necessary to correctly diagnose the problem.

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Its either a broken drive belt (if it has one ) or the gearbox is either not engaging or is slipping

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

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