Whirlpool washer wont spin with heavier loads

Old 10-28-08, 03:13 AM
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Whirlpool washer wont spin with heavier loads

My washer is not spinning when I have larger, heavier loads in it, i.e. towels. It does spin when the load is lighter or smaller. When it "should" be spinning I can hear what I am assuming is the motor. Also, I semll a faint odor.i.e. burning smell. Other than that the washer works okay. What should I do?????
Old 10-28-08, 04:47 AM
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What usually happens is the gearcase is leaking oil and it has gotten into the clutch. You can replace the seal and clean the clutch or a few $$$ or what we do is replace gearcase and clutch for a lot of $$$$, Not cost affective for us to tear down, would end up costing much more in time.

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