On my washer I changed the clutch on the agitator, it was worn out and then changed the direct drive coupling with a new a kit because the old coupling dog was broken. Now after fitting everything nicely I went ahead to test the machine. It started fine but when spinning it was vibrating a lot and then after a little while it stopped suddenly with a loud noise like something had seized. Then it started pouring water like the beginning of a cycle. I suspected that the coupling had snapped again but on checking it, everything was still intact. Now I'm thinking that what broke the coupling in the first place might be a problem somewhere in the machine maybe the gearbox? Can you help? There is a brass pin with a flat side that fell out of the washer body when I was moving it and I can't locate where it came from
Most likely the brass looking pin is just a shipping pin for the unit. For the Noise and vibration it sounds as though the brake on the drive tube may be dragging and causing the issue.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Tuesday, December 10, 2013