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Washer wont spin to strain load

When I select the SPIN cycle the number 9min displays. Then the machine agetates to one side for a few resolutions and then to other. then it sits for about 45-60sec then tries to begin straining and then it stops as if something is binding it and the dispay goes from 7 to 0. what could be this issue. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

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Re: washer wont spin to strain load

It sounds like you need a motor and control board, This is almost always what is wrong when there is a spin problem with these particular washers. I belive the parts are under warranty for 5 years, so that should save you the cost of that if its not too old.

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The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.
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