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DD Kenmore clutch problem?
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Post# 316014   11/19/2008 at 14:13 (3,254 days old) by pulsator (Saint Joseph, MI)        

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What would cause a DD Kenmore to spin very slowly? A worn clutch? Bad transmission? Is it hard to replace either of these? I'd imagine the transmission is a nightmare to replace and totally not worth it, but what about a clutch? Are they expensive?




Post# 316021 , Reply# 1   11/19/2008 at 14:39 (3,254 days old) by nmaineman36 ()        

It depends...my experience has been if washing a really heavy load it will spin slowly...or sudslock will cause it. the transmission is really easy to replace if you have to do it. I should add the linkie to the job aids from Whirlpool. They can explain it better than I can..
servicematters.com/tech_ref/JA/ja...


Post# 316037 , Reply# 2   11/19/2008 at 16:31 (3,253 days old) by coldspot66 (Plymouth, Mass)        

Clutch kit is part # 285785. You need to remove the cabinet, agitator, pump and motor, then disconnect the wire harness from the motor and start capacitor. 3 1/2 inch bolts hold the tranny...drop the tranny and you will see the clutch sits atop the tranny.




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