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I would suggest checking ur cam dogs or coupler in the agitator, also the drive block and agitator spline and spindle as well. see pics









Amana NTW4501XQ... | Answered on Jun 11, 2015

No spin, or lite spin try these:

Using a multi meter check for continuity the door switch, which when bad may not allow agitation or spin. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically.

Check the clutch, brake assembly and transmission, one way to check for slipping is to get under the machine after a spin cycle ( this is if u get a lil spin but not much leaving clothes still wet) mix in a spray bottle a lil water and some dish detergent, then spray it on the clutch assembly ( the metal round pc. Connected to the tranny) if it sizzles and steams up then u know its bad and slipping. Another way to check clutch if u get no spin at all? Is to take it out and use ur hand to try and turn the inner spring assembly pushing it around the inside? If its very easy, it BAD should be hard to push by hand.

Or try the hand test:

If no hammering sound has ever been heard out of this machine, one of the unofficial tests we professional appliantologists will do in the field is called the Hand Test. WARNING:This test is not sanctioned by Whirlpool Corporation; it involves bypassing safety equipment and then putting your hand on and near rotating machinery which could result in injury, dismemberment, disfigurement, disembowelment, mangling, hideous screaming, and a bloody death. Proceed at your own risk! Have a nice day.

- put the timer on a spin cycle and open the lid- grab the inner basket with maybe 30% to 40% of your hand strength with your left hand

- turn on the machine and bypass the lid switch by depressing the lid switch with a key until the machine begins to spin

- if the clutch is engaging properly, the basket should immediately begin to spin and slip through your hand

- if it takes very little force to stop the tub from spinning, the clutch needs to be replaced.

Next check the motor coupler which engages the tub and tranny to the motor. ( if its bad u usually get no wash or spin or very little of either)

Next check for a loose, worn or broken belt if belt driven. And on some models there is no clutch but rather what is called a splutch. And a MODE shifter. These can go bad and effect the spin cycle.

On some front load models u may need to check the STATOR assembly.

The stator is essentially one half of a motor, it interacts with the tub by creating a strong electro-magnet. If the stator burns out the washer won't spin or agitate. Check the stator for continuity. This part is often misdiagnosed.

Sometimes a no spin machine can be due to a plugged waterpump hose or obstructed water pump propeller. Check these by eye and hand.

Your next step is toremove the cabinetand jumper the lid switch harness (tan to gray). Put the unit in spin and watch the shiny metal clutch disc that is on top of the transmission where the shaft comes out. If the machine starts and runs in spin, check to see if the disc is spinning. If it is, then the problem isnot in the gearcase- look for trouble in theclutch,basket driveor the tub drive block

If, on the other hand, the disc is NOT spinning, check for a problem withthe motor drive coupleror one of its retainers. This washer doesn't have a belt. Instead, the motor is directly coupled to the gearcase by a drive coupler; that's why it's called a direct drive washer.

Read more:Diagnosing and Repairing Spin and Agitate Problems in a Whirlpool / Kenmore Direct Drive Washerhttp://fixitnow.com/wp/2010/07/07/diagnosing-and-repairing-spin-and-agitate-problems-in-a-whirlpool-kenmore-direct-drive-washer/#ixzz3XW7eZwiN

Amana NTW4501XQ... | Answered on Apr 20, 2015

My washer will notwork it will not let the lid lock are fill with water

Amana NTW4501XQ... | Answered on Aug 30, 2014

The lid lock is a safety feature and can't be bypassed. You have to fix the problem not find a way around it. A couple of years ago a young boy had his arm torn off.

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Amana Washing... | Answered on Jan 28, 2020

no such thing

Amana Washing... | Answered on Dec 17, 2019

The model number is probably NTW4605EW0. Most appliance models from this manufacturer end with a number. Sears Parts Direct has the Use and Care manual for the NTW4605EW0 here: https://www.searspartsdirect.com/manual/sblu1hn6dz-001268/amana-ntw4605ew0-top-load-washer . Amana has addtional documents for the washer on their support page: https://owners.amana.com/user-manuals/ . Use the drop-down menu and search box to locate the manuals and installation guide. The current link to the manual (in English) is http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%20W10740545.pdf .

I hope this helps. I don't see a printed copy of the manual available from Sears Parts Direct. You can print it yourself or take the file to a print shop (Kinkos, UPS store) later.

Cindy Wells

Amana Washing... | Answered on Nov 05, 2019

if the lid lock is broke it shouldn't be doing anything.
If it is broke, it needs to ne fixed/replaced.
If it is doing other things, more troubleshooting is necessary.

Amana Washing... | Answered on Nov 03, 2019

No, you probably need a new motherboard. When the power comes back it surges and is dirty power. Call in a service engineer and claim costs to the power utility for restitution. Ask tech for written documentation that the board failed due to power surge. Provide details of the date and time.

Amana Washing... | Answered on Sep 26, 2019

ask google or youtube

Amana Washing... | Answered on Sep 19, 2019

Add 1 cup vinegar then 1/2 cup baking soda to water It will fizz & clean &

Amana Washing... | Answered on Sep 19, 2019

remove it and take it outside and stick your garden hose in it and let it rip

Amana Washing... | Answered on Sep 19, 2019

For the Owner's Manual and information on your Amana, go here:


Good luck.

Amana Washing... | Answered on Sep 09, 2019

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