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The washer fills and washes but does not empty or spin. I have removed the water and clothes but the washer still will not empty or spin. This problem is the same for all water levels or washing settings. 1. Water fills for all temps. 2. washer agitator washes the clothes. 3. When wash cycle finishes, the washer goes 'dormant' and does not empty or spin. There seems to be the normal resistance when I try to turn the drum by hand. What could the problem be? J Lawes

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  • jlawes26641 Sep 03, 2010

    Can you post an exploded diagram of how to remove the top of the washing machine? Also how to get to the pump and spinner belt?

    Remember this is a kenmore top loaading washer; model #110-22439-100

  • jlawes26641 Sep 04, 2010

    Can you post an exploded diagram of how to remove the top of the washing machine? Also how to get to the pump and spinner belt?

    Remember this is a kenmore top loading washer; model #110-22439-100

  • jlawes26641 Sep 04, 2010

    Can you post an exploded diagram of how to remove the top of the washing machine? Also how to get to the pump and spinner belt?

    Remember this is a kenmore top loaading washer; model #110-22439-100

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This is probably the lid switch.
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Hello,

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.

Take care.

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