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Offline rwestbrook

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Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« on: March 26, 2010, 06:18:25 PM »
It spins most of the time but once in a while you have to grab the tub by hand, move it slightly clockwise (you hear a click), then it will spin.  Any ideas?  The coupler looked okay, but I'm not ruling that out completely.  It's the inconsistency that concerns me.

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rick...

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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2010, 06:54:19 PM »
This manual shows how the innards of the neutral drain transmission works. The spin pawl will actually start to get smashed down with age. That could cause intermittent spin, also the main drive gear is plastic and tends to get a flat spot on it overtime.
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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2010, 09:01:54 PM »
Thanks JW!  That sounds like a definite possibility.  I can't seem to find the replacement parts for the innards of the transmission, just the complete assembly.  Is it possible to get those parts?

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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2010, 10:15:32 PM »
You can get em. We might have a few of them parts a layin around.
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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2010, 05:30:02 PM »
Thanks again JW!  If I decide to tackle this project, do you have the main drive gear too?  I'll certainly order from here if I attempt this!  Do I need any special tools?

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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2010, 08:27:02 PM »
Snap ring pliers is all I can think of.
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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2010, 09:00:56 PM »
I have those.  Do you have the main drive gear?

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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2010, 09:38:22 PM »
Currently we have 2 good sources for parts: Red and Roman
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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2010, 09:39:34 PM »
Roman is cheapest! Partswize that is  O0
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Re: Kenmore Washer won't spin consistently.
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2010, 09:13:53 AM »
Can't find the main drive gear.  Was told by "live chat" that if it is inside the transmission, I can't get it.

 

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