Washing Machine Isn't Spinning

All of a sudden my washer won't spin. It sounds like it is but it doesn't revolve. Does this sound like it might be a solenoid?

By Lois from Seattle, WA

April 4, 20110 found this helpful

There is all kinds of archive feedback on this, look to the right of this page and check it out.

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April 5, 20110 found this helpful

I had the same problem. First make sure your washing machine is level, if it is. Here's is what I did. I stuck a long item like a screw driver in the hole on the washing machine where that little thing on the lid goes in. My machine then started to spin, I did that a few times. Now all I do is slam the lid shut and sit a large heavy item on top of the lid, because the lid was not connecting with the washing machine itself.

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November 6, 20110 found this helpful

Probably your clutch has gone out. It will need to be repaired.

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