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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2010, 03:48:24 PM »

Just make sure the clutch spring does not jam against the brake cam. When it spins it will get in the right spot.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #21 on: August 14, 2010, 03:51:05 PM »
How? I am sorry to sound so stupid, I replaced the spin pawl in 15 minutes and I have spent the last 2 hours trying to figure out why the brakes on on.

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #22 on: August 14, 2010, 03:56:15 PM »
The motor goes in 2 directions
 In wash it locks the tub in spin the other direction the tub gets released by the clutch a rubbing against the brake cam actuator. If that ear is broken off the brake cam it won release the brake.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #23 on: August 14, 2010, 03:59:13 PM »
There is nothing broken off of the brake lever. Is there a postion the clutch needs to be in when installing for this to work correctly?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2010, 04:12:19 PM »
Nope it just needs to not hit the spring and bind. Anywhere in the other 99% of the clutch is fine.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #25 on: August 14, 2010, 04:14:01 PM »
What else can I check?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #26 on: August 14, 2010, 04:16:22 PM »
Is the coupling ok?
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #27 on: August 14, 2010, 04:21:32 PM »
Coupling is fine, it goes through the wash cycle with no problems until it gets to the spin cycle.

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #28 on: August 14, 2010, 04:24:38 PM »
Try it with the pump removed
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #29 on: August 14, 2010, 04:33:08 PM »
Unhooked the pump and still will not spin

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #30 on: August 14, 2010, 04:39:09 PM »
does the motor act like it is binding?
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2010, 04:51:52 PM »
no binding. Could I have made a mistake inside the gear case? I just opened the gear case and everything looks fine. The only thing I am not sure about is the plastic ring with teeth on it that goes under the big plastic gear I needed to take off to get to the spin pawl, does this plastic ring just snaps on the bottom of the big plastic gear?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2010, 06:41:03 PM »
Yep
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2010, 09:27:54 PM »
I finally got the machine to spin, everything works fine the only problem I have is I only have low spin. What would cause this?

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #34 on: August 15, 2010, 09:22:04 AM »
Low spin in all cycles? After it spins is the motor real hot? Could be the motor.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #35 on: August 15, 2010, 10:10:25 AM »
It was fine prior to the spin pawl install yesterday/

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #36 on: August 15, 2010, 11:32:33 AM »
Did you use the old plate when you installed the neutral pack? If you did not then you need to go back in there and use the original plate. Why? Because the neutral pack comes with several options depending on serial number and production run.
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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #37 on: August 15, 2010, 12:11:02 PM »
What is the neutral plate? I only replaced the spin pawl.

I did 2 loads and it seemed to spin fine but when I did a third load I cannot get it to spin, it goes through all the cycles fine just the spin cycle, it makes noise like it is spinning but it just won't spin.

If I replace the transmission would it fix my problem? my motor is fine, the coupling is fine, what else could it be? how can I check to see if the brakes are on when they are not supposed to be?

I am really desperate to get this fixed!

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #38 on: August 15, 2010, 12:18:22 PM »
Looks like you need a transmission.

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Re: whirlpool lsb6300pw4 sometimes does not spin
« Reply #39 on: August 15, 2010, 12:24:14 PM »
If I order a transmission what else should I replace? I am curious to why you say I need a transmission? did I do anything wrong? Where would the cheapest place to get a transmission from?