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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2010, 01:40:43 PM »
Are there any pictures to where the clutch spring and the brake cam supposed to be when reinstalling?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2010, 02:02:57 PM »
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2010, 02:21:48 PM »
Is there a trick to linning the brake cam and clutch spring? I can't seem to get the brakes to release to spin.

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2010, 02:26:55 PM »
If the brake cam and the clutch are not aligned correctly the tube won't spin?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2010, 02:40:55 PM »
Yank out the tranny and examine the brake cam. When released the tub should spin free.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #15 on: August 14, 2010, 02:46:17 PM »
it does. Could I have made any mistakes while replacing the spin pawl?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #16 on: August 14, 2010, 03:25:51 PM »
I disagree about the spin pawl being bad.  I've seen a lot of bad spin pawls and it will usually spin but will not go into neutral correctly.  There's another component of the neutral pack that has a spring.  If that spring is broken off, you will get an intermittant spin (see pic).  I usually install the whole neutral pack part # 388253. I try to fish the spring out with a pick up magnet but doesn't seen to hurt if you just leave it.



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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2010, 03:28:44 PM »
I am in desperate need of help getting my washer to spin. I just replaced my spin pawl and I ran it for a test cycle, everything works until it gets to the spin cycle, t makes noise like it wants to spin but it does not, I tried to manually turn the tub but it seems like the brakes on on, I can manually turn the tub with no problem with the tranny out.

Is it critical to have the brake cam lined up with the clutch for the tub to spin?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #18 on: August 14, 2010, 03:45:18 PM »
You just need to not have the clutch spring jammed against the brake cam during the tranny install. Get it anywhere but there and when she goes the spin she will lock in place.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #19 on: August 14, 2010, 03:45:18 PM »
My washer was spinning prior to the repair but not every time so I was told on this forum it was the spin pawl. Now the problem I have is the brake is on and the tube won't spin at all. Is it critical to align the brake cam with the clutch?

 

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