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Won't spin we have been told to look for black filings on the floor to indicate a broken drive coupler .... yes, but even though we have the case off the washer, cannot see where this part is located... can you please describe to me what we are looking for. Thanks

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  • Amanda Warren Nov 18, 2007

    our washer when in cycle will barely agitate and will not spin at all. it also makes a horrible whining noise and some clicking.

  • Amanda Warren Nov 18, 2007

    My washer when in cycle will barely agitate and it will not spin at all. Also it is making a continuous whining noise and a clicking sound.


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Remove the water pump by removing the two retaining clips. You do not have to remove the drain hoses. Just push the pump aside with the hoses still attached. Disconnect the wiring harness from the drive motor (good idea to unplug the washer before you attempt this). Remove the two stay screws on the retaining clips for the motor. Once the screws are removed, take a flat blade screwdriver and gently pop the two clips from the drive motor. Remove the bottom clip first, then place one hand under the motor before releasing the top clip. Be careful, the motor has some weight to it. Directly behind the motor is the motor coupling. There will be one plastic three-prong piece attached to the motor and one piece attached to the transmission. A black rubber bushing connects the two halves together. Look for rips or tears in the rubber bushing and/or broken pieces from the coupler. I hope this helps you.

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  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2007

    Was there something I failed to mention in my advice to you? You asked where to find the motor coupling and I described for you where it can be found and what to look for. Do you need further assistance?


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