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My washing machine starts its cycle, but when it gets to the drum going around it stops working as though the drum will not spin

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Hi!

Welcome to Fixya,

please off the power and open the back case of your washing machine and turn on to check if motor is running and the belt is in tension.

if the belt not already in tension, then buy for replacement with the same spec.

if the motor not working, you need a qualified technician in your area to check the problem.

or If you need further assistance to do it with your self, so let me know. Please take a moment to accept and rate my solution accordingly.

Thanks,

aclamonte

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: No longer rinses or fast spins...although drum does go round slowly...

LETS check the DRAIN MOTOR PUMP it could be clogged , open panel of washer to access inside , look for a small motor with 2 hoses connected to it , take it out , clean it , re install and try it again , hope this helps AJ

Posted on May 05, 2008

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SOURCE: wash cycle and spin

you need to check a simple button called " no spin" may you will see it marked "aspiral shap" and has "x" over
good work !

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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