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Front loader washer isnt spinning properly

My load of wash is still really wet..this will happen time to time..my loads are never overloaded..what am i doing wrong.. after it finally finishes all cycles i have to set it again to drain the load..

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I had this happen to mine and it increasingly got worse and worse. Eventually it filled up and did not drain. I had a repair person look at it and when they took part of it apart they found a sock stuck. Your issues sounds JUST like mine started so I recommend you have it checked out. It would get better for a little bit and then one day it filled up and would not drain

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