No Spin cycle, and a grinding noise

ApplianceKitchenAid Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

John From Cumming, GA

Mar 03, 2010

0 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

I did not know what the problem was at first, so I completely removed all the outer sheetmetel components. This took the longest time. Then I could not see anything obvously wrong, until with a flashlight I saw at the base of the coupling between transmission and motor a small dust pile of black rubber and a piece of broken plastic.
I proceed to remove motor assembly and found the coupling between motor and transmission completly broken. Replaced it with new part put back together, cleaned everything in site - ALL OK

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Direct Drive Motor Coupling

Part Number: PS1485646

$11.77
In Stock