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my kenmore washer wont agitate. The wash just sits there

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my kenmore washer won't agitate. The wash just sits there
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.

If you did not include a model # XXXXX your question please do on you second reply if possible,this helps us serve you faster.

 

can you get me the model #? thanks Bryan

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
i'm not sure but looking online it looks like the Kenmore Bisque 24 in. Electric Laundry Center with Dryer. It looks like model 417.98702891 Serial XE91677192 The washer agitates only when there's little to no laundry inside but it makes a horrible loud squeaky noise when it's trying to agitate.
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
so the motor is running and the agitate is real weak? does this spin good?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes it spins but the agitates really weak and really squeaky and when there's a medium to large load it won't agitate at all
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
you need to replace the belt in this,

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you can click this blue link to get all the diagrams, http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Kenmore-Parts/Washer-dryer-combo-Parts/Model-417.98702891/0582/0152000?pathTaken= you can order this @ http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-417.98702891-%3d%3dc7i1156860&PartID=1156860 hope this helps, thanks Bryan
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