I had a problem with my Kenmore 80 Series in which the water would not drain. I found that the water pump was filled with material from the inside of a pillow. I cleared all of the debris and when I restarted the machine it seems a little noiser, and when the spin cylce stops, the tub comes to a violent halt. Any ideas?
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thabks for being through... i wish everyone was like you.. i get alot of Its not working? i hate that what does that mean... wish they were like you.. please check the harness on the motor while it is spinning.. i had that problem before... also it could be the speed selector switch.. sometimes it will get caught running 2 speeds at once and it will click like that...
checks these things and let me know if you need more assistance.... you sound like a tech.. wanna job? lol
You may not have given me enough information, but here goes.
If the washer drain some water and then does not spin, the washing machine clutch assembly needs to be replaced. If it is not draining at all then the water pumps needs to be replaced. Water pump replacement is easy, but the clutch assembly- you better be very experienced. Unplug the appliance before you attempt these repairs! You will need the model number to get the proper replacement parts.
does it drain after the wash cycle? if it does, then I don't think it's the timer. It uses the same contact there as for the rinse cycle. Do you hear the motor running as if it's trying to drain? If the motor is running, perhaps the pump itself is no good? Just a couple things to check. Hope it helps.
1. Clogged drain line or water pump
Check to see if there's something stuck inside the pump or the drain
hose connected to the pump (pump is usually located at the bottom
and towards the back of the washing machine).
2. Water Pump
If the drain line isn't clogged, you may have a problem with the
water pump such as a frozen pulley or a broken impeller. If that's
the case replace the water pump. Note: if you have a belt driven
washer, check the belt(s) for cracks, as this would be a perfect
time to replace the belt(s) if needed.
I have the same problem right now. I found a dime in the discharge but it still does it. I am going at it from the front side of the pump now. I need disassembly instructions for the upper sections to get to it. It was really nasty dirty and stinks.