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Clothes washer just makes a noise like a gear spinning ?

My Kitchen Aid Superba clothes washer quit after it filled with water on the rinse cycle . Now allit does is make a noise like a gear humming noise.

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I was having the same problem with mine so I took it apart. There is a plastic coupler-like device that connects the drive motor to shaft which allows your "spin" cycle to commence. This coupler has posts in side it but they are under the little belt. My posts were all broken so the bottom piece of the coupler was spinning but the top was not, so it just made a humming noise. This part is available at

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partNumber=3363664

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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