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Washer does not engage in spin cycle

Pulleys will move freely by hand but seem to lock up mechanically.will not spin

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  • liamleee Oct 16, 2008

    this is a frigidaire crown series top loader

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    the Belt around the gear box gets hot a and smells like burnt rubber the belt turns freely

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Could be a stuck gear box. this gear box could have a mechanical problem on the spin cycle.
it usually turns the reverse rotation if it wants to spin.

check the pulley of the gear box, rotate it in one direction for twenty revolutions. see if it agitates. then next turn it on the other direction and observe if it is binding or stuck.

if you can remove the gear box and check the mechanical gears inside, maybe you can find the problem and replace the part.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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