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Washer wont spin

Washer does everything but the wash and spin out. Belt is fine. Washer is a front loader. Model#417-41142000. kcles2750@charter.net. Thank you.

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  • Valkyrie1313 May 06, 2008

    Yes. It fills and drains. Doesnt tumble nor spin at all. I'm going in the direction of replacing the motor. I'm checking pump, and pulleys. But I think I need a new motor. Thank you responding to my post. I appeciate it greatly.

  • Anonymous May 21, 2008

    I am having the same problem with my washer. Sears diagnosed the washer and say I need the motor replaced. I would like to verify the motor is bad before ordering a new one. 10 pins on connector make it difficult to check resistance. Where can I find what the resistance should be between suspect pins.

    Thanks,

  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Does the tub spin at all? When you say it does everything, are you implying that it fills and drains, but the tub does not tumble or spin? I just need some clarification.

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You may be right, but before you rule completely on the motor, have you checked the Spin Control (sometimes referred to as a Motor Control Unit)? My experience with this unit usually has the Spoin Control board going bad more frequently. There should be a tech sheet located inside the washer behind the front panel under the door somewhere. The tech sheet should include all steps necessary in determing how to rule whether the motor windings are good, or the whether Spin Control board has failed. If you decide to replace the parts yourself, you can find them at repairclinic.com and searspartsdirect.com. Repairclinic has better pricing, but Sears has better diagrams used in parts identification and troubleshooting. The parts you may need are as follows:

Repairclinic:
Item 1206430 Spin Control
Item 823073 Motor-sole

Searspartsdirect
Item 4 (p/n #134149220) Speed Control (Under "PANELS/HOSES" heading)
Item 19 (p/n # 131770600) Motor-sole (Under DRUM/MOTOR" heading)

Of course...you can do your own comparitive pricing if you don't wish to shop online. Just use the Sears part numbers as a reference.

I hope this helps. Post back and let me know if you need further assistance.

Posted on May 07, 2008

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