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The washer was running with a full load. Suddenly, it stopped and made a buzzing noise. The noise sounds liked the motor got stuck, and cannot run. Water is still inside the drum. How can I restart the motor? I put the rotating switch from pre-wash to rinse, to spin and/or drain. The motor keeps making the buzzing sound, but nothing happens. Please help! Thank you so much for your help and consideration.

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    Danny Dao Aug 06, 2010

    It is Sears King size Quiet Pak 2, 3-speed motor with 6-speed combination. The front panel looks like the Kenmore White 800 4.0 cu ft by this link
    http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605...

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See if your "drive motor to transmission coupling" is broken.
Check your motor coupling, it's between the motor and transmission, usually it breaks when the machine gets out of balance. Go to www.repairclinic.com and enter your model number. Then scroll all the way down and click on the red 100 this will bring up 100 parts per page for your washer. This part is located between the motor and the transmission. It's fairly easy to get to. Look at it on the site so you know what to look for. When you have it tilted you can set the timer to spin shut the lid and have a helper turn the washer on at this setting both end of the motor should spin the one end for the pump and the other end should spin the basket only do this long enough to see them spinning if the transmission side doesn't spin the replace the drive motor to transmission coupling.

Also check this link bellow…

http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Troubleshooting

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