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Washer not spinning

The washer does not spin the clothes to ring them out

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    had the same problem today with a whirlpool top loader , on checking the appliance i found the motor coupling assy between the motor and the gearbox was worn , i replaced this and good as new.

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    washer will not spin dry

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    My kenmore super capacity top load washer just did the same thing. I took all of the clothes out and then it would spin.

  • imlewis Apr 18, 2008

    my whirlpool washer is not spinning the clothes still has a good bit of water in it

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  • ramart May 10, 2008

    the coupling between the gear box an the motor failed. how can i replace the coupling. do i need special tools?

  • Anonymous May 30, 2008

    washer not spinning. think belt is stretched out

  • battle5ive Jun 22, 2008

    Someetimes my washer spins fine. Most of the time it just sounds like it's trying but if you look inside, ( We stick a lint rollar handle in the slot to keep the washer in use) nothing is happening. Just an "urrrrrrrrrr" sound . Struggling motor? We usually manually get the spinning going snd then pull the knob out to actually begin the spin cycle. Sometimes it works. I have 5 people to wash for however and after about 6 months of this I'm tiring of it. I thought I might be able to get 100 for it and put it towards a new front load washer. :) But only if my dumb old machine is not worth fixing. Someone let me know! Becky

  • ocfive Jul 19, 2008

    Model 110.22882101

    Kenmore series 80 stop working when it hit the spin cycle, loud noise, went and check you can hear noise coming from the bottom of the washer, motor is moving but washer is not spinning. Water drained, and manually able to move all parts, just not more spinning or agigating now

  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    End of wash cycle, water is pumper out but spin does not occur

  • drrota Aug 14, 2008

    kenmore 80 series, water will drain, but will not spin, any ideas?
    I don't want to take it appart - how much do you think for repair?

  • sgtjocko Oct 03, 2008

    Same problem,mine is a kenmore 3.5 super capacity front load.Does not go into spin cycle at all.saw an error code E47.Can anyone help vme?

  • gmena Oct 20, 2008

    i have the same problem it wont spin it just make a noise

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    kenmore 80 series washer not spin

  • gpjtopanga Dec 21, 2008

    My Kenmore 12502100, top load Washing machine does not spin however, drains the water making a loud buzzing sound. I need help and a do-it-yourself site.


  • genn_ramirez Jan 02, 2009

    Same problem.

  • kkint0124 Jan 09, 2009

    My daughter has a 10 year old Kenmore washer that has stopped spinning, can this be fixed? What part do we need?

  • manrod216 Jan 26, 2009

    My clothes are still wet at the end of the cycle. And it only pumps out in the permanent press cycle. Each other cycle leaves the water in the wash



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My ge top load washer washes but wont spin at end of cycle to ring the clothes out. if i mess around with the switch or motor wire connections it starts to spin with some help

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What part do I need to replace to get washer to spin

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I had the same problem. We have a spin speed knob on our washer. The knob was between settings. We turned the knob on one of the settings and washer started spinning!!!

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

Ahh well mine i dont know how to remove the motor that way i can replace the belt can any of u help me

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Ive had the same problem over the years with several differant brands of washers, theres a circut breaker in the motor itself, i hate to say this ,but the motor needs to be replaced.

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SOURCE: Front load Frigidaire Gallery washer

You are having a door switch problem change it out and you will have a new washing machine.

Posted on Dec 15, 2007


SOURCE: replacing spin belt whirlpool clothes washer

There is indeed a drive belt to the imperial 70. Problem more likely is in the 'wig-wag' unit that engages and disengages the spin clutch and the agitator drive

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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 90 Series Washer


looks like you have a defective motor or a leaked load capacitor need to get the motor rewired....or get a new motor for your washer..... have the capacitor checked....

but ya the issue is 1 of the 2....faulty cap/motor


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Sounds like the suspension for the drum is having problems - there are usually springs holding the drum up and acting as shocks - one of the springs may have come off during an unbalanced load.

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