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Whirring clik In spin cycle, loud whirring, clicking noise (like a stripped gear) and no spin. Cannot figure out how to even get the back off to take a look. Whirlpool model S49 LSR 8233EQ 1(L) cheers, Boom

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    I have a Whirlpool type 111 LSR 8010 PQ0 that the spin cylce doesn't work any more.

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Sounds as if you have a bad motor coupling( this machines equivilent to a belt), i would try to search through you tube for a video as how to replace , easier to watch someone then try to explain it, its def there ive seen it and its not a real bad repair, parts probably $25, a servicer will get 150 to 200 to do it

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