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Kenmore 90 Series; replacing coupling and having problems securing motor; attaching metal straps front and back. Trying to do it from bottom w/machine on side. Is there a way to stand it up and remove exterior cover.

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How can I replace the pump belt of a washing machine Sears Kenmore model #110.82671710 stock #26717

The Kenmore top load washing with the given model number 110.82671710 is a direct-drive type and doesn't have a pump belt. The pump is directly coupled to the rear spline of the motor.

The cabinet needs to be removed if access to the drain pump and replacement is necessary. Remove the screws attaching the bottom front corner of the console to the top of the cabinet then pull forward and up on the console and lay it back on the hinges.

Disconnect the lid switch harness connector by pressing on the tab located in the middle and pulling it up.

The cabinet is attached to the rear of the washer by two brass-colored retaining clips. Insert a flat blade screwdriver into the turned-up edge of the clip, located on both sides, and then pry back to release the clip from the slot in the cabinet.

Open and hold the lid while grabbing the cabinet front opening then tilt the top of the cabinet toward you by pulling the cabinet away from the base. This releases the front and back slots of the cabinet from the tabs in the front and back of the base. Using the side of your leg and/or body as a support for the front of the cabinet, carefully lift up and set the cabinet aside.

With the cabinet removed, pry the clips securing the pump to the motor off and remove the pump.

Detach the hoses from the drain pump and attach it to the new one then install it back into the rear spline of the motor and secure it with the retaining clips. Bring the cabinet to the front of the washer then slide the front bottom rail of the cabinet under the rail at the base of the machine then lay down the cabinet into position. Make sure the slots in the cabinet sit into the tabs at the base of machine.

Reconnect the lid switch harness then push the retaining clips back down into position to secure the cabinet to the rear of the machine. Reinstall and secure the console to complete the repair.

Dec 23, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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My kenmore 70 series washer quit agitating and spinning today. what could it be?

i think you will find the belt at the bottom has broken or come of here are the directions to replaced / re fit it

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  • Unplug the power cord of the Kenmore 70 series washer from the electrical outlet before attempting to replace the drive belt. Remove the end caps from the control console by pushing in on the center of the caps with your thumbs and pulling the caps forward.
  • 2 Unfasten the screws on the front of the control console with a screwdriver and set the screws aside. Flip the control console back so it is resting against the rear hinges.
  • 3 Locate the two-pronged electrical plug on the top of the washer near the back and unfasten it by pulling the plug straight up by hand. Remove the metal clips on the top of the washer, prying them up with a screwdriver and setting them out of the way.
  • 4 Lift the washer cabinet off the base and set it aside. Locate the motor at the base of the cabinet near the front and unhook the springs from the motor carriage with a pair of pliers.
  • 5 Unbolt the motor from the motor carriage, using a socket wrench to unfasten the bolts. Unplug the electrical wiring harness from the motor by hand.
  • 6 Lift the motor off the motor carriage and take the drive belt off the motor and transmission pulleys, discarding the belt. Place the new drive belt around the transmission and motor pulleys.
  • 7 Plug the electrical wiring harness into the motor by hand and secure the motor to the motor carriage with the bolts. Attach the springs to the motor carriage by hand.
  • 8 Place the washer cabinet back over the base and secure it with the metal clips on the top lid. Connect the two-pronged electrical plug to the top lid of the washer by hand.
  • 9 Flip the control console back down over the washer lid and secure the console with screws in the front. Place the caps back over the ends of the control console by hand.
  • 10 Plug the Kenmore 70 series washer into the electricity supply and test wash.

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    Dec 08, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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    Kenmore 90 series washer w broken belt

    Hello I'm afraid you didnt find a belt but maybe a piece of the coupling. Here are detailed instructions on replacing a coupling: from the limited information this sounds like it's going to be a broken coupling. Kenmores are usually direct drive machines made by whirlpool, this means they don't have a belt. Instead the transmission is connected directly to the motor via a coupling. This is what a coupling looks like: 0c6b869.jpg To confirm this pull the machine forward enough that you can lean it back and it will stand back under it's own weight. Wedge something underneath the chasis so it does not fall on you while your accessing the bottom. Go under the Machine and locate the motor, You will see the pump connected to the motor connected to the transmission. 1. Unplug the wire harness from the motor then. 2. Use a screw driver remove the 2 clips holding the pump in place and remove or push the pump out of the way. 3. You will need to remove the 2 screws from the brackets holding the Motor in place with a nut driver. 4. With a screwdriver remove the 2 clips holding the motor in place (be carefull to support the motor as the clips comes off) 5. remove the motor and drop it onto the floor. Now you will see the side on the motor the other side on the transmission the rubber connector in between. Replace the coupling if broken or worn and reassemble the washer in reverse order. Now you should be all set. Be aware you may smell rubber on the first couple loads this is normal after replacing a coupling. Good Luck!! if you have any other questions or concerns please feel free to comment again. Mike p.s Please remember to rate my solution since this helps me to help other people :) Thanks!

    Jul 15, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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    Kenmore 70 series washer, clothes are soaking wet after spinning

    If it fill and motor runs but will not agitate it likely is the coupler. If you have the cabinet off and see the motor here is what you do.
    there are 2 metal straps that attach the motor to the transmission. take the screws out that hold the straps on and pop the straps out of their slots. the motor will then come off and the coupler is between the motor and transmission. One section goes on motor shaft and one on the transmission shaft with rubber bushing in between.
    Coupler part number is 285753A

    May 16, 2009 | Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Top Load Washer

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    Kenmore Series 90 washer. Will pump the water, does not spin

    Replace the motor coupling between the motor and transmission its very easy if you tilt the machine back and remove the two screws holding the motor brackets.

    Mar 28, 2009 | Washing Machines

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    Washing machine - Need to replace motor cupling on the kenmore 90 series

    you have to access the coupling by removing the housing of the machine,

    you can tilt it a little bit to the back so that the motor is in your front.
    remove the water pump clamps so that you can remove the pump.

    unscrew the screws holding the clamps of the motor.( hold the motor tight, it is heavy)
    remove the clamps, the motor will fell..

    remove the motor and you can see that the coupling is attached to its shaft.

    one coupling goes to the shaft of the motor, the other coupling goes to gear box shafting, and the rubber ring is in between the two coupling.

    normally, only one coupling is damaged and you can just replace that coupling. you have the other two parts as spare.

    i hope this would solve your problem.

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    Sep 11, 2008 | Kenmore 23822 Top Load Washer

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    Kenmore 90 series washing machine

    there is a coupling between the gearbox and the motor, it is broken, it is easy to replace, and inexpensive
    the coupler can be purchased at a local parts store
    'Kenmore motor/gearbox coupler' will get it for you, there is only on for all the models.
    it is an easy fix
    • unplug washer
    • remove trim ends of control panel
    • remove phillips head screws from bottoms of control panel under where trim was
    • slide control panel forweard & up about 1 inch, then flip over the back of the control panel, do not dislodge the air hose
    • remove brass clips in rear corners of top with screwdriver, remember how they fit
    • unplug lid switch connector
    • lift body 1inch and slide forward to remove
    1. front center is the motor pump and gearbox
    2. do NOT disconnect hoses
    • remove spring clips holding pump on to motor shaft, note where they go for reinstall. there may be a lock screw in the top right clip.
    • swing pump to the left and use a string or bread bag tie to hold it out of the way.
    • remove spring clips holding motor to gearbox shaft, note where they go for reinstall. there may be a lock screw in the top right clip.
    • heave motor forward, to separate the coupling
    • remove coupling halves from gearbox shaft and motor shaft and discard.
    • using a wooden dowel and hammer, on the center of the new coupling halves, drive them onto the motor and gearbox shafts, (dont hit the fingers, they break, note the new couplings have metal centres to solve ongoing problems.)
    • rotate gearbox coupling, 1 up 2 down
    • rotate motor coupling, 2 up 1 down
    • install rubber shock pad on gearbox coupling
    • install motor on shock pad
    • reinstall spring clips and lock screw if fitted (bottom first, rock the motor on rubber shock mount to ease spring clip installation)
    • rotate motor shaft to align with pump input
    • install pump on motor shaft
    • install spring clips and lock screw if fitted
    reinstall body in reverse order

    it takes less time to do the repair than it takes to type this

    Sep 06, 2008 | Washing Machines

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    Kenmore 90 Series Washing Machine

    the coupling does go bad, Often, very often
    one of the two spiders is attached to the motor shaft, one is attached to the gearbox input shaft and the rubber ring mates them together, the motor shaft coupling collapses often,
    the coupling is ~$16-$25 depending on the parts sales place.
    If you can see the coupling, you probably already have the body off,
    If not remove the body
    from there its easy to replace

    undo 2 spring clips that hold the pump on the outer of the motor,
    pull pump forward and off the motor shaft and swing aside,
    remove screw from head of spring clip between motor and gearbox, remove this spring clip (remember position)
    swing motor against coupling to loosen other spring clip, remove spring clip
    pull motor forward and away from gearbox
    break couplings off shaft of motor and gearbox.
    • NOTE: new coupling sets have a metal center hub to combat this very common failure,
      ask the parts supplier if they have one with metal hubs,
      if they offer to sell you one identical to the picture, all plastic, old style
    Fit new couplings to motor and gearbox shaft using wooden dowel between the teeth, on the hub centers, hit the dowel, not the gear, with a hammer.
    fit new rubber ring to gearbox,
    install in reverse order
    rotate motor to align the teeth

    Aug 03, 2008 | Kenmore 15864/15862 Top Load Washer

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