I have a Kenmore (Whirlpool) 110.26942500.
This afternoon, it started to make a loud buzzing noise, like when a torque sensitive drill disengages. This is shortly after it reached the spin cycle. The washer is still full of water.
I've tested the agitator, which appears to work fine. The door switch also functions. After agitation, the washer will attempt to spin, but will fail. It will be two to three seconds before it starts to make the buzzing again, and a small amount of water will come out of the drain pipe. If I don't agitate first, it buzzes immediately and no water comes out.
The basket turns counter-clockwise with mild resistance when turned by hand, but when released it will slowly spin back to its original position. The basket doesn't spin clockwise at all. I don't know if this is normal or not.
1. How do I drain the water from the basket?
2. What additional tests should I do and is the problem obvious to any of you?
Thanks for you help.
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