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Washer motor tries to start then stops

My daughter call and said washer stopped working . I went the next day turned it on and everything worked at first . I watched the motor turn the drum and cycle back and forth as well as go into a spin cycle . I put a load of clothes in and started the washer . Washer filled with water and started to cycle the drum back and forth . You could see the motor try to start a couple of times and then power off the washer . You could wait a few seconds and push the start button and again the same thing would happen . I then removed the drum belt and started the washer again with the same results . That's where I am at this time . Is it the motor control board or maybe a bad motor ?
MR G
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