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Kenmore top loading washing machine spins too fast

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Kenmore top loading washing machine spins too fast
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
does this have different cycles for the spin speeds? this does have a two speed motor are you saying it spins fast even in the gentle cycle?
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
No choice for spin speed ...Will check gentle cycle
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
ok these can only spin as fast as the motor lets it, you cant control that.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Transmission makes a clunck when it enters spin cycle
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
ok thats the part that disengages the brake, thats normal unless its real loud, when you say its spins to fast what do you mean? is it banging around?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes evan empty.. Coupler blew up a few weeks ago. Ran fine untill this morning
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
does this bang when it stops?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Yes

Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
ok this is the brake grabbing when it stops spinning, thats why it blew the coupling, Part 1254this would need to be replaced. its between the tub and the transmission. you will need to drop the transmission out and replace this. let me find the best price on this for you, thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Will Dismantle and look...
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Top of transmission Leaking oil..Brake shoes on drum full of oil...20 year old machine..

Purchased new whirlpool HE 4.0...Thanks for your help....

Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
your welcome, thanks Bryan
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