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slow spin partial drain
« on: December 22, 2008, 10:43:32 PM »
Kenmore 80 series washer has slow spin when loaded and only partially drains

Model 110.20802990

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008, 03:14:05 AM »
When you find time to get the correct model number, one of us will be here to  help.

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008, 07:19:35 AM »
How about mod. #11020802990.

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2008, 07:22:41 AM »
Much better.

This model will not achieve full spin if the tub does not drain properly. The usual finding is debris in the pump. You'll find directions for cabinet removal, etc on this forum and the direct drive manual will also be of help.

All you need to do at this point is remove the cabinet, remove both pump hoses and do some inspectin'.

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2008, 10:47:58 AM »
The pump seems clear and clean, but I noticed when I pulled the washer
from the wall the hose to the laundry tub had a small twist in it. Could that
be enough to goof it up?

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2008, 12:32:55 PM »
I edited the model number information in the first post. :)
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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2008, 12:47:02 PM »
Do you think a twisted hose could do this?

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2008, 01:16:18 PM »
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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2008, 02:25:10 PM »
If JW says so, that's good enuff for me...


Why don't you run it and find out?

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Re: slow spin partial drain
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2008, 06:50:10 PM »
Thanks for the help guys, it drains and spins great.  BUT, the water
level shut off does not work, it wants to fill to the top and beyond.
Yes this is a new problem brought on by me. Any ideas?

 

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