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Washer won't spin or agitate

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Common solutions for: Washer won't spin or agitate
Solution 1:
Motor Coupling
The motor coupling connects the motor to the washer transmission. If the washer is overloaded, the motor coupling will fail in order to protect both the motor and transmission. The motor coupling can...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Motor Coupling
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Solution 2:
Drive Belt
Inspect the drive belt to determine if it is broken or if it is loose on the pulleys. If the drive belt is broken or loose, replace it.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Belt
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Solution 3:
Belt Kit
One of the drive belts might be defective. Over time, the drive belt can dry out and start to crack or burn. Eventually, a piece of the belt can break off, causing the belt to make a loud noise...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Belt Kit
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Solution 4:
Lid Switch Assembly
The lid switch assembly prevents the washer from spinning when the lid is open. If the lid switch assembly fails, the washer will not spin. To determine if the lid switch assembly is defective, use a...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Lid Switch Assembly
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Solution 5:
Drive Motor
The drive motor might be defective. However, the drive motor is rarely at fault for this symptom. Before replacing the drive motor, first check all of the more commonly defective washer components....
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Motor
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Solution 6:
Stator Assembly
The stator interacts with the rotor to create a strong electromagnetic field which rotates the tub in either direction. If the windings on the stator are damaged, the washer will not spin or agitate....
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Stator Assembly
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Solution 7:
Rotor Assembly
The rotor interacts with the stator to create a strong electromagnetic field, which rotates the tub in either direction. If the magnets on the rotor are damaged, or any part of the rotor is...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Rotor Assembly
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Solution 8:
Door Latch
The door latch secures the washer door shut during operation. Once the washer door is closed, the washer can begin operating. If the washer door is not latched shut, the door switch will prevent the...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Door Latch
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Solution 9:
Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
The door lock secures the washer door shut during operation. Once the washer door is closed, the washer can begin operating. If the door lock is defective, the washer door will not latch properly....
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
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Solution 10:
Motor Control Board
The motor control board provides power to the motor. If the motor control board is defective, the washer may not function properly or may not work at all. First, check the control board for burned...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Motor Control Board
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Solution 11:
Transmission
The washer transmission might be worn out or defective. Transmissions have gears in them that can fail causing the washer to not spin or agitate. However, this is almost never the case. Before...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Transmission
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