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Been reading on the fixya site. I have a kenmore 80 series top load washer that will fill, drain, agitate but, with a heavy load, won't spin. Presently i can fool the machine most of the time by starting the cycle with no load in it, then once it starts agitating I add less than a full load and most of the time it finishes the cycle normally. I read mention of a failing motor coupling being a possible reason.

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You can verify a failing motor coupling by looking for little bits of broken plastic underneath.

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Most likely you have a bad motor coupler. If you open the console and remove the two brass clips, this will let the front, sides and top all come off as you tilt it forward. At the botom center, you will find two metal clips holding the pump on. Remove. You will find 2 screws holding similar clips holding the motor on. Removed. On the back of the motor, is your coupler. Replace. Then re-assemble.

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if it will pump out ckd motor to gearcase coupling probably broke

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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If it agitates and drains. leaving your clothes clean but soaking wet. It is most likely the transmission/gearbox. the motor is working otherwise it would not agitate. it is stuck in agitate mode and cannot "shift" into spin mode. new transmission will cost 140-170 and takes 2 or so hours to replace depending on skill level. total repair cost parts+labor $300ish you may want to ante up for a new machine at this point. if you cant to the labor yourself.
part# should be this: tho double check using your own model#
Part # AP3096209

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series top load washing machine won't agitate or spin

defective motor coupling,,replace..onthejob

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Series 80 top loading washer that doesn't spin or agitate

Unplug machine, remove water pump and motor, behind the motor is a coupler, take broken parts to your local appliance parts store. Costs 16 bucks, replace the broken parts with new ones, reassemble machine. Never ever do a blanket/comforter in your machine again!!

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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