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I have a Kenmore Elite Washing machine model #970-C41072-00 which do not drain and spin. I tried unloading the clothes and spin it again and nothing happens but heard a humming noise only.

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  • felipe arlos Sep 13, 2010

    I drained the water from inside by putting the hose down the floor and switch to final spin and it works after the water is drained. I feel the pump assembly and I've notice that it is very hot . Would it be the capacitor or what ever?

  • felipe arlos Sep 13, 2010

    I drained the water from inside by putting the hose down the floor and
    switch to final spin and it works after the water is drained. I feel
    the pump assembly and I've notice that it is very hot . Would it be the
    capacitor or what ever?

  • felipe arlos Sep 13, 2010

    drained the water from inside by putting the hose down the floor and switch to final spin and it works after the water is drained. I feel the pump assembly and I've notice that it is very hot . Would it be the capacitor or what ever?

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Hi,
The machine makes a humming sound this may be due to the pump.Some particles may got into the pump like coins which prevents the impeller of the pump from rotating and make humming sound.Clean the pump and this problem will be solved.
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Try using a wet dry shop vac and attach it to the end of the drain hose to remove the water.
then you need to check and remove all the hose from the drain pump and look for any obstructions that maybe stopping the or blocking the pump

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