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hochhaus99  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, May 11, 2010 12:39:54 PM(UTC)
hochhaus99

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This is a kemore elitewasher and the agitator and spin cycle is not working. It is also making a loud noise when in those cycles. I thought that maybe a belt was broken and motor was spinning faster than normal producing the sound. I now think this is a direct drive model so no belt. I flipped the unit and there is some oil on the floor and on the bottom of the gear case. This sounds like it is dead:eek:
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Gene  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, May 11, 2010 3:01:17 PM(UTC)
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Oil from the transmission is not good, but the first thing I would do is remove the washer cabinet (the instructions are attached) and check the motor coupling (#13 on the diagram).

If that noise was not from the transmission, then just refill it with oil and it should last a few more years. You can find some useful information on how to do it in one of our previous threads: http://forum.appliancepartspros...ansmission-oil-fill.html

- The motor coupling Part number: AP3963893
Part number: AP3963893



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How to remove the washer cabinet.doc (25kb) downloaded 28 time(s).
How to remove the pump.doc (25kb) downloaded 16 time(s).
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