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Drum will not spin

Motor works agitator works (i think) will not spin out.

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  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    I have a gray part that has come off and I don't know where to put it back on to get the spin cycle. What can I do besides repacing it?

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I would check the door switch, if it doesnt recognize trhe door closed it will nnot drain/ or spin for safety reasons
you should here a "clicking" noise while opening and closing the lid, listen closly

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