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Spin cycle does not run on any of the offered wash settings.

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  • paul_kaier Aug 23, 2010

    k. thnx. but before i start tearing things down, note this...when setting to "spin only" the pump kicks in and discharges the water in the drum. machine counts down on the timer but drum sits idle. i can manually turn the drum by hand with no resistance other than belt to motor drag Does this change your solution?

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Inside the hose, coming off the bottom of the tub to the pump, there is a drain catch that catches everything that you leave in your clothes, it is probable clogged, causing it not to spin, Disconnect hose from bottom of tub and pull out cylinder inside hose and check for restriction, not going to be easy, good luck

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  • qvo523 Aug 24, 2010

    your washer will not spin until the pressure switch allows it, so if your pump is not pumping out all the water , it will not spin, there is an easier way to check that hose at the bottom of the tub, if you don't have a pedestal on it, pull out your washer so you can tip it back and let it rest against the wall, at the bottom of your washer base there will be an oval hole that will give you access to the hose that has the drain catch,before you do this you may want to get a shop vac and drain water out through drain hose, if not alot of water will come out when you remove that hose, all you need is a phillips screw driver or a 9/32 socket or nutdriver to remove the clamp, once you have done that, pull hose off and reach inside hose and pull out plastic cylinder and check for restriction

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