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I have a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II, Model # LSQ9010PW2. The basket spins sometimes, but not always. Once the cycle has ended, I can physically turn the basket until it "locks". After that it will spin. What's going on?

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Hi


This is happened due to loose wiring on the LID switch(part#11) or due to a faulty lid switch. The lid switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. To access it you'll have to open the top of the washing machine to get to the switch.


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In case the lid switch is fine then it is due to direct drive coupling. You can gain access to the coupler easily. Unplug the washer. Turn off and disconnect water supply lines. Place towel in floor in front of washer. Tip the washer forward onto face of washer. Unplug wiring clip connector from drive motor. Remove 2 1/4 inch head screws from spring clips on bottom of motor housing. Slowly rotate clips out to drop motor. Remove the top coupling piece off agitator shaft with screwdriver and light hammer. Use a 5/8 deep well socket to replace the coupling. Now, put the other coupling onto the motor shaft using light hammer and drive socket(5/8). Place the rubber connector onto the agitator drive piece then slide the motor back into the mount position. Rotate the clips back into place. Tighten 1/4 head screws in clips re-attach the wiring harness, tip the washer back up. Please check part#13 (agitator coupling)---


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Hope this helps.. Please post back if you need further assistance.

Daniel

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