All cycles work, but the spin cycle. water pump works and the motor is good
Thanks for using FixYa. If your washer pumps out the water but doesn't spin, check
The lid switch may be
defective. If it is, the washing machine doesn't spin. The switch is inside the
washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or
open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective,
you need to replace it.
coupler may be broken. Many Whirlpool®-manufactured washers use a small,
relatively inexpensive motor coupling. It's plastic and rubber and is mounted
to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other.
Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. You may need to replace it.
A belt may be
broken. Many washing machines have one or two belts. If a belt is broken or
badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. (Some
washing machine belts are designed with special characteristics not found in
The clutch may
be worn. If your washer is a GE, it may use a clutch to come up to the proper
spin speed. As the clutch wears out, it may prevent the unit from spinning well
or at all. If the clutch is worn, you need to replace it. For this job, you
probably want to hire a qualified appliance repair technician.
The drive motor
may be defective. Many washer brands use a reversing motor. For agitation the
motor runs in one direction, for spinning and draining, the other. It's
possible for a motor to burn out in one direction and continue to operate in
the other. If this happens, you need to replace the entire motor.
transmission may not be shifting properly. Older washers produced by Whirlpool®
have a transmission with an electro-mechanical shifter. If the shifter becomes
even partially defective, the unit may drain the water but not spin. This is a
complex system, if your washer has a shifter problem, you may want to hire a
qualified appliance repair technician to repair it.
bearing or basket drive may be worn or seized. These components allow the inner
tub to spin freely inside the outer tub. When this is the problem, you usually
hear a loud sound during the spin cycle. Call a qualified appliance repair
rate the solution and revert for further assistance.
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