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I purchased a used kenmore 80 series model # 110.20802991 washing machine. After installing the machine and testing it, I opened the lid during the spin cycle. It made a loud noise, jerked and stopped spinning. We could not get it to spin again. While trying to trouble shoot we noticed that the lid switch had come loose from the machine (the plastic where the screww went in broke in pieces). We held the swith together and tried the machine and it would spin. We taped the swith closed while we could get a part and it worked when trying 1 load although we still did not know what made the loud noise. Ont he second try, it again will fill agitate drain but will not spin. Can it still be the switch causing this or is there another problem here?

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SOURCE: kenmore 80 series washer stopped during unbalanced spin cycle

lid switch is broke lever probley broke off or screw holes broke out due to off balance load forcing tub over against switch lever

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series top load washing machine won't agitate or spin

defective motor coupling,,replace..onthejob

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SOURCE: won't agitate unless manually depress lid switch

There is a plastic "finger" that is attached to the lid that would normally close the switch when you close the lid. Is it still on the lid? If not, you can go to the sears web site for repair parts. You will need your model number.
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SOURCE: Won't spin, makes clunking noise, drains fine

If it agitates fine , with normal noise , drains with lid closed , then the problem is probably the transmission .

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 Series washer won't agitate/spin

Check out the video at the link that I'm attaching and see if it leads you in the right direction toward changing the lid switch. The switch should be checked for loose/corroded electrical connections and checked for continuity using a multimeter or ohmmeter. A lack of continuity means a bad switch. If bad it will have to be replaced, Sorry for your trouble and I hope this helps. Best wishes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC8SY3cU1Yc&feature=PlayList&p=A8EAB62928245279&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=61


Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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