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My Kenmore he5t washer does not spin the clothes dry I always have to ring them out and try to get the water that's left in the machine out what wrong???

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Almost every machine I've seen that doesn't washes but doesn't spin had the same problem, the drive belt is greasy making the belt slip, it takes five minutes to fix no parts needed. Take the back off. Spray the belt with any soapy cleaner, take a stiff brush and hold it onto the side of the belt that is in contact with the motor. Turn the belt, while holding the brush against it. Should turn easily if you pull it either direction in line with the way it normally moves. It will run over a large pulley wheel, scrub the edge of the wheel which contacts the belt, there should be plenty of space, the belt only goes over the top and sides. Put the back on leave it to dry for 15-20 minutes, it should spin fine.

Posted on Nov 10, 2016

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SOURCE: kenmore 80 series washer not completly spinning clothes dry

Belt going..
A bit of a pain to replace, but doable..
Belt dressing will keep it going for a while..
Dont get your fingers caught in it..
Serious injury is possible, unplug the machine
and stand on the plug while moving the
belt to goop it..
(why? that way it cant get plugged in!)

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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SOURCE: washer won't spin dry clothes

What model is in reference here? Please post back with model number.

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore washer spin cycle doesn't leave clothes dry

SOUNDS LIKE THE TRANSMISSION IS NOT ALWAYS SHIFTING INTO HIGH SPEED MODE,TRY A MED. SIZE LOAD AND SEE WHAT THAT DOES,TRANSMISSION MIGHT JUST BE GETTING OLD WHIH IS NORMAL-MIKE

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

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SOURCE: M9503 washer dryer not draining before dry cycle.

Check these out:

  • If your washer spins but does not pump the water out, the drain line is probably clogged. In many washers a small sock or other piece of clothing can get between the clothes tub and the outer tub that holds the water. If the clothing gets between the tubs, it may then get into the drain hose that is attached to the pump or even into the pump itself. It it's in the pump, you need to remove the hoses from the pump and pull the item out.
  • To remove the item from the outer tub port, open the washer's main access panel and remove the large diameter rubber hose that connects the pump to the bottom of the outer tub. Using a needle-nose pliers, try to grab and remove the stuck item through the port.
  • Check your washer for a frozen pulley. Remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely, it's frozen, replace it.
  • If the water that pumps out of the machine goes back after the spin cycle, your washer is siphoning the water from a laundry tub that has a slow drain back into the washer. The usual remedy for this is to improve the draining of the laundry tub.
  • Also check for these problems:
  1. If the drain hose reaches more than 4 inches into the laundry tub, cut the excess.
  2. If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an air gap/siphon break assembly.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

jsrock516

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SOURCE: During the spin cycle water pours continuously like fill cycle

This problem is commonly attributed to either a water inlet valve leaking by, or a pressure switch malfunction. The following link explains how to diagnose the problem:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3753517-whirlpool_top_load_washer_fills_when_not

I've included parts sources (if required) and how to repair each problem. If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this information is helpful to you.

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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