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Spinner will not spin in whirlpool gold washer.

I have a Whirlpool gold washer. the spinner or container does not spin. i cannot hear any motor running either.

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  • ohgolfer Nov 17, 2008

    correction. I have a whirpool gold washer nopt a Gold Duet.

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    washes a short time then stops water will not spin out.



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It appears your drive belt/coupling has failed in this instance.

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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
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