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Kenmore Washer model 110.92284800

The washer will not agitate or spin. The aitator will not turn manually inside the washer when I try to move by hand. The washer will fill with water and drain and the motor is running. Could this be something else other than the coupling as the wash was purchased in 1993 and never been a problem. Look for someone with some knowlegde of the machine.

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    washer will not spin. it works on all other settings. what could it be?

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Most common problem is the coupling. The basket drive would have tobe completly out not to spin without clothes in it. The gearcase could lock up and cause the couple to break but it's not very common.

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I have a Kenmore top loading washer model #110 and won't agitate


First, see the Sears parts site for your washer.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getModel!retrieve.pd?pop=true&modelNumber=110.23912100

Also see the Whirlpool (Kenmore) Service Manual for top load, direct drive washers.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf


The first thing I'd try is using a different cycle. If the washer works as it should, the problem points to the timer.

I'd also check to make sure that when replacing the switch, the connections to the timer haven't come loose.

Since you've replaced the Lid Switch, the motor has power for the drain and spin cycles.

These washers use a reversing motor. The motor turns one way for agitating and reverses for the drain and spin.

Since you cannot hear anything when it is supposed to be agitating, the problem does point to the timer or motor.




Nov 14, 2009 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Agitator does not turn ..... you can hold on to & it doesn't turn in wash cycle


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (110.#######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

If you move the timer to the spin cycle and the washer drains and spins, the motor coupler (A common replacement part) is OK.

This points to one of two possible solutions.

First, I'd remove the agitator(s) and look inside at the splines inside the agitators and at the splines on the main agitator shaft.

Here is a description of how to remove the agitators. Your washer may be a bit different but the Sears site should help to determine how to do it.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=136&osCsid=7a980a8b05b84ff3b7ee1c8ba46e2ae8

If yoy have a two piece agitator and only the top section doesn't agitate, the problem is likely the agitator "dogs" as described in the illustrations.

If the Agitator splines are worn or damaged, You'll have to replace the agitator.

If the splines on the transmission agitator shaft are worn, you'll probably need a new or rebuilt transmission.

In addition, see the following Whirlpool / Kenmore service manual and parts list for their commercial washers (consumer models are basically the same).

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Repair%20Part%20List%20-%20W10114743.pdf



Oct 28, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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My washing machine spins but does not aggitate what do i need to do?


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Also see the Whirlpool / Kenmore installation and operations manual for top load direct drive washers.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

Also look at the Whirlpool parts list for top load direct drive commercial washers (the consumer model is basically the same.)

http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Repair%20Part%20List%20-%20W10114743.pdf


The Whirlpool / Kenmore top load direct drive washer uses an agitate shaft from the transmission with splines on its' top that fit into slots in the agitator. If the slots in the agitator are damaged / worn, the washer may not agitate.

Remove the fabric softener dispenser, remove the top agitator cap (a short screwdriver works well), and you'll see a 1/2" square drive bolt. Use a 1/2" socket extension to remove the bolt, pull up on the top agitator and carefully turn it over. You should see four plastic "dogs" that allow the top agitator to turn one way only. If they are worn, they are easily replaced.

After removing the top agitator, you should see a bolt (I think it's 5/8").

Carefully remove the bolt and the rubber washer under it and the main agitator should come off. You'll see the top of the transmission agitator shaft with it's splines. Check them and the slots inside the main agitator.

If the splines on the transmission agitator and main agitator are OK, the washer spins and drains and the timer moves through its' cycle, the problem points to an agitate gear in the transmission itself.

See the parts PDF for the transmission.

Replacing the gear in the transmission is a bit complicated (and messy) but it's a lot less expensive than a $170 transmission.

If you decide that you want to work on the transmission (it's not really that hard) post another question on Fixya and I or someone else should be able to walk you through it.

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http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?topic=3437.0
Yes, you have a direct drive coupling problem. Use this video to replace your part.
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Hi, If the washer spins properly but the agitator does not work, it could be the dog kit needs replaced. If the washer does not agitate or spin, it is probably the coupler.
Put the washer in wash cycle with no laundry in it and see if the lower prt of the agitator moves. If the agitator moves, try and hold the upper half of the agitator and see if it will only move one direction.The agitaor dog kit is designed to only let the top part of the agiator to grab one way. When they go bad, they can make some noise.
To replace the dog kit in the agitator, remove the top cap/rinse dispenser and the inner bolt cover. Remove the 7/16” bolt and lift the agitator out of the washer. Separate the 2 halfs of the agitator and replace the dog kit inside the upper part of the agitator.
Please let me know if this helps you or if I can assist you further.

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I have a kenmore washer model # 110.20722990 will agitate but will not move to the next cycle to drain or spin


If you can manually move the timer to spin and it works replace the timer. If you move to spin and it does not work, replace the lid switch.

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No agitation or spin in any cycle? If so and the machine will drain check the coupler.

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