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Whirlpool top loader won't spin and I replaced the motor and the coupling too

I heard a loud noise coming from the washing machine, then I smelled what seemed like an electrical burning smell. Noticed the washer had drained but did not spin. When I attempted to turn the spin cycle on I hear a humming sound but no spin. I replaced the motor and the coupling and it still makes that humming sound when I turn on the machine and it wont drain. HELP PLEASE

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    When it runs I smell plastic burning.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    makes noise but won't spin

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If your basket appears to be off-center in the opening, and there is evidence of the basket rubbing the front of the plastic tub, then you should check out my post at:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t1254687-duet_washer_very_loud_when_spinning

If this is what happened to your washer, the 'burning smell' you refered to was the plastic tub getting hot from the rubbing of the basket (mine smelled the same way, I originally thought there was an electrical failure).

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Its your timer if just humming not running

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