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Re: Washer does not spin
May want to check out the belt on the bottom. If it got wet, it may have stretched it out to wear it wont work. The tension is caused by the motor sliding in and out on a sliding system, which may have gotten a little rust in there. Make sure the motor will move somewhat freely and that the belt isnt stretched to much. Might be an easy fix. Good Luck!!! Jim
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Most washers give it a certain amount of time to fill up with water and if it doesn't sense it has filled up with enough water after that time it will stop the washer. This is done as a safety so your washer won't flood your house. First thing to check is that the washer is filling up with hot and cold washer correctly, and that the water is coming into the washer at a good rate. The hot water valve has one solenoid, but the cold water has three solenoids (more to go bad). A clogged or failed water valve is the most common thing that we see cause this type of a problem.
Water level drops below the reset level during the wash or rinse portion of the cycle. Check for leaks in the washer tub and connected components. Check the installation of the drain system. Water can siphon out of the washer if it's not installed properly.
Outer tub, Hoses and components attached to the tub
Do you have friend who would take the time to open the machine.
4 inches might cause a motor short, it is iffy
also when the storm drain backed.. did it trip the circuit breakers that protects your washer
You have a bad water fill valve. Until you get it fixed shut water valves off at the wall so that you don't have a flood if the fill valve on the machine fails completely. Let me know if there is anything else I can Help you with. Ken
Remove the plastic hose from the water level switch and blow through it until it flows freely.
If it does not clear this way. Remove the front panel.putty knife needed.
Remove the water level tube from the tub and clean out the gunk.
Reconnect it to the water level switch.
Set the machine to spin and run it.
Reset water level control and try your machine.
kenmore tumble action washer model#417.44152400,
Washer is approximately 3 years old. Will not drain or spin. When it tries to spin, clicking noise heard inside of unit. Would a clog insie the lines disable the spin cycle ?