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Offline whirlpooltech

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Re: whirlpool not agitating or spinning
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2008, 05:39:22 PM »
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The large white clip on the basket drive is very loose-could that be the problem?

There all loose.

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Also the clutch is a little oily, but not excessively

There should be no oil on the clutch.

The oil will make it slip. The clutch gets oil on it because the top seal on the transmission leaks.

Can you post a photo of the clutch?

Here is a photo of the inside of a washer cabinet that had a very leaky transmission and the clutch would spin the oil around onto the walls of the cabinet.



Does the inside of your washer cabinet have a line of oil on it about the same height as the clutch?
A lot of times the oil line inside the cabinet is not as dark looking as the one in the photo, but you will notice it if it's there.

In any case there should be no oil on the clutch.


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Re: whirlpool not agitating or spinning
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2008, 07:15:35 PM »
no oil on inside of cabinet at all. I tried to send you a picture earlier, but the system said it was too big to send.

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Re: whirlpool not agitating or spinning
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2008, 08:04:13 PM »
If you can't resize the photo feel free to email it to me and I will get it posted for you.

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Re: whirlpool not agitating or spinning
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2008, 10:22:31 AM »
Here are the images mrceezee sent me.





The clutch is a mess and should be replaced.
If there is oil coming from the transmission then I would replace it too or repair the seal it is leaking from.

I can't tell for sure from the photo if the transmission would be leaking or not.
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Re: whirlpool not agitating or spinning
« Reply #14 on: July 24, 2008, 12:21:54 PM »
Here are a few more photos of the transmission mrceezee sent.

What do some of the other technicians think?
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Re: whirlpool not agitating or spinning
« Reply #15 on: July 24, 2008, 04:23:20 PM »
There's not enough oil showing to justify a transmission repair, but the clutch and basket drive are history.
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