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When its time for my washing machine to spin out...it sounds like its spinning, but when you open the lid...the water is out...but the clothes are still wet and the machine is not spinning

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Hi,

Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often inter related..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out this tip...

Washing Machine does not Pump or Spin


If you are having problems with your front load washing machine then checkout this tip...

Front Load Washing machine not draining and or not spinning


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Posted on Aug 29, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Roper washer leaves clothes wet after spin cycle.

Thanks, Master Tech; I was having the same problem as Jason. When I put the pen in place, I realized that the motor was running, but the tub wasn't spinning (which I thought it was because of the sound of the motor). So, I put my hand in and gave it a push/spin and it started turning on its own after I did that.. So, I'm going to let it run and see what happens when the cycle is done. At least its a start in the right direction!

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

cj2176
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Possible bad clutch.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Spin cycle doesn't spin clothes well

pump stuck with the lint just tille the washer open 5 or 6 screws on the pump clean the lint wrap around the wheel pump it will fix the problem good luck.this machine is a lemon get sue by some other state the company make it already lost the case why they still sell in cali

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

hattonhall
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SOURCE: washer washes clothes.spins but when removing

Check the belt. If you have an oil leak also it is time for a techo to do a service on the machine.

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

FAV6800AWDIY
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SOURCE: clothes are still wet after high spin

I always ask for clarification 2Pleach if I can’t decode from the trouble description if the machine type is a FAV6800A/FAV9800A. I know what forum I’m in….. Why shoot from the hip…..Sometimes I can and will offer a solution without asking for the Mdl# - s/n if I see enough key words in the trouble description.

This Best Services board doesn't ask the forum member for Model# or S/N as a normal DIY board should.

lorraine97ca See this Clutch repair post for the fix action if you have those machine types and want to DIY. 2Pleach please see my profile under dh1200s and FAV6800AWDIY along with my ratings for my many hundreds of post at no $ gain to me. I have spent many hundreds of personnel time to support others. But I do enjoy the challenge that’s the only reason I bother.

Just a fellow owner trying to help other owners save a $1K machine from bulk trash pick up. **** --- Rich

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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hi there,
If your washer won't spin, check these:

It doesn't pump or spin
It pumps, but doesn't spin
It spins only with the lid closed
It doesn't pump or spin
If it doesn't pump water out or spin, check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows:


* If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt.
To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it
doesn't turn freely--if it's frozen or stiff--replace it. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn,
replace it--but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt.


* If the motor isn't running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine can't spin
and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the
door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the
switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.


It pumps, but doesn't spin
If your washer pumps out the water but doesn't spin, check these:

* The lid switch may be defective. If it is, the washing machine doesn't spin. The switch is inside
the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top
or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.


* The motor coupler may be broken. Many Whirlpool®-manufactured washers use a small,
relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the
motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. You may need to replace it.


* A belt may be broken. Many washing machines have one or two belts. If a belt is broken or
badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. (Some washing
machine belts are designed with special characteristics not found in automotive belts.)


* The clutch may be worn. If your washer is a GE, it may use a clutch to come up to the proper
spin speed. As the clutch wears out, it may prevent the unit from spinning well or at all. If the
clutch is worn, you need to replace it. For this job, you probably want to hire a qualified appliance
repair technician.


* The drive motor may be defective. Many washer brands use a reversing motor. For agitation
the motor runs in one direction, for spinning and draining, the other. It's possible for a motor to
burn out in one direction and continue to operate in the other. If this happens, you need to replace
the entire motor.


* The transmission may not be shifting properly. Older washers produced by Whirlpool® have a
transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes even partially defective, the
unit may drain the water but not spin. This is a complex system, if your washer has a shifter problem,
you may want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician to repair it.


* The spin bearing or basket drive may be worn or seized. These components allow the inner tub
to spin freely inside the outer tub. When this is the problem, you usually hear a loud sound during
the spin cycle. Call a qualified appliance repair technician.


It spins only with the lid closed
For safety, washing machines are made so that they spin only with the lid closed. The lid switch
prevents the spinning action when the lid is up.



* Is there hot water coming through the proper hose? If not, check to see if the screen inside the
water-inlet valve is clean. (The water-inlet valve is the device on the washing machine that the
fill hoses are attached to.) If it's clean, you probably have a defective water-inlet valve. If so,
completely replace it.






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