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Kenmore heavy duty 80 series will fill with water but will not agitate.

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.


Based on your description I`d suspect a lid switch problem, but first I`d need a little more info.

Does the unit drain and then spin afterwards or is it completely inactive after filling with water ?

If you answered yes to it being completely inactive after the initial fill, this is what needs to be done 99% of the time...there`s always the exception to everything of course.

Here`s a helpful link for changing it out...

http://videos.wittysparks.com/id/3098139337

Let me know how you make out and if I can assist you further.

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