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Grinding Noise during spin and wash cycles

The wash machine grinds and the tub doesn't move when the spin and wash cycles are activated

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  • megrout Nov 12, 2008

    That is exactly the problem. The motor coupling is broken. Thanks for the help.

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    Janet Fae Wilson Jan 28, 2009

    My machine grinds, turns once, then stops. Is the motor coupling a separate part?

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I replaced the motor for my LG (with a motor ordered from you). A spendy solution but my machine works.

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I have no idea what make/model this is regarding but if it is a whirlpool, roper, or inglis then it is most likely a motor coupling that is broken it goes between the motor and the transmission let me know how you make out

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