I have a Kenmore washer, about 10 years old. I had to replace the motor
coupler (for the first time) about 5 years ago. Had to do the same
about 2 years ago, and lectured the wife about overloading the washer.
Well, about a month ago, I once again had to replace the coupler.
(Maybe she forgot the lecture). Now, just weeks after replacing, it has
failed again. This time she assures me that she has done nothing but a
medium load since the last replacement a few weeks ago. (I believe
Any ideas why the motor coupler would fail if the wash load isn't that