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I have a 110 20692 000 Kenmore top loader washing machine. It will not spin and makes a grating noise when in the spin cycle. Agitator and pump works. I have inspected the motor coupler and this is intact. Does this point to the transmission unit?

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If it is draining then the motor is turning the pump so it is ok.
This washer has no belt so that is not the problem.
Remove the cabinet and bypass the lid switch wires and put into a spin. Watch the clutch to see if it is turning. If the clutch housing is not turning and you know for sure the coupler is not broken then you need a new transmission. If the clutch housing is turning but the basket is not spinning you have something binding the basket or you need a new basket drive and clutch.
If you have only looked at the coupler from underneath you may not be able to tell if it is broken in the center. If it is broken again your transmission is not staying in neutral drain until the water is drained. That means it is going into spin with full load of clothes and water. This puts a lot of pressure on the coupler and causes them to fail prematurely. If this is the case you will need a new transmission.
Post back if you have any questions.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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Bubba, before you get into the spin tube, brake or clutch, this sounds more like you have something caught between the basket and tub or you have something jammed in the pump. First check that out and post back. Catriver.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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Check for something stuck between the basket and tub, otherwise you probably have an internal gearcase problem.

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SOURCE: Kenmore top loader washer noisey agitator

the gear case bad if it spining makeing a loud noise and makeing a bad ratching noise in spin cycle

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To check the agitator. Start the washer into wash cycle. Once started Push down on top of agitator. If it catches some times or all of the time when pushing down, then then doggets are worn, under the agitator. You`ll have to remove the agitator to see these. If by pushing down on the agitator, nothing changes, Then you probably have a transmition problem. Check this and let me know what you find.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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