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Kenmore Elite King Size Top Load Washer

Everything works fine with the machine until it gets to spin cycle. Not turning and makes a really loud almost grinding noise. What is the cause and what is the fix. Thanks for any and all help on this. T

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    not spinning or agitatting



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I have a kenmore model 110.22642. My problem is when the tub is filled w/ water and is about to agitate it makes mostly a clicking noise and maybe a little of "grinding" sound near the bottom of the washer. It will not go any further in the cycle as it won't drain or do anything else. What do u think?

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If your washer fills, agitates, drains, but will not spin, the likely cause is the gear case (transmission). A new gear case can run about $200 just for the part. With labor, this could be a bit expensive to repair. I hope this helps you some.

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That is what I suspected. Thanks for the reply.

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