The most common problem with the washer is it fills and drains and sounds like its washing, but the agitator does not agitate, and the tub does not spin. When you open the washer at the end of the cycle, your clothes are soaking wet. The usual cause is a broken direct drive motor coupling.
My Kenmore 80 series washer fills and then nothing. No motor noise, but timer ticks. Replaced motor coupling, agitator dogs about 2 months ago. The motor, transmission and clutch looked fine. After that it wouldn’t spin in the spin cycle, just drained. It then spun properly when I twisted the...
Mar 01, 2020 · The five most common signs of motor issues are listed below. Washer Won't Pump or Spin. It may happen that the washing machine fails to pump water in and out, as well as spin. Pumps, but Won't Spin. Washer Won't Agitate. Clothes Still Wet. Problems in Every Cycle.
May 27, 2020 · If the washer won't spin or agitate, check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't spin or agitate properly. If the washer won't spin the lid switch assembly might be defective. If the washer won't spin or agitate the stator assembly might be burned out.
The washer won't spin or agitate if the flexible coupling breaks even though the drive motor runs in both spin and wash modes. You may not notice whether the washer agitates when you discover that the washer isn't spinning, so move the washer timer to the wash mode and see if the agitator moves.
Mar 05, 2020 · If the washer won't spin or agitate, check the drive belt. If the belt is broken or if it isn't tight on the pulleys the washer won't spin or agitate properly. If the washer won't spin the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem.
That may indicate a bad/shorted motor, or a bad capacitor (part number 8572717), or a bad motor start switch (where the wires attach, part number 62850). Your reference that the motor shaft does turn OK by hand at least indicates the motor isn't seized.
Jan 21, 2004 · Yes this is a direct drive style = no belt.....but it has a motor coupler between the motor and transmission, if this breaks the washer can still fill and drain but the motor still runs but you get no agitate or spin.