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The tub on my Whirlpool ultimate care will not spin or agitate, but the motor seems to be running fine and it fills and drains properly. Is there any way to know wether the problem is with the motor coupling or with the gearcase without removing each one?

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Tip the washer back and look in the middle of the motor and transmission. More times then not when a motor couple breaks you will see pieces of it on the ground as well.

The cabinet comes off by removing the two screws on the back that go in at a angle. The contorl panel flips up and the two gold clips pop out to release the entire cabinet.

This makes it easier to take the motor off to change the motor coupler.

Good luck with your repair friend

Posted on May 19, 2011

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r385252-replacing_motor_coupling_whirlpool_top

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