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Kenmore automatice washe3r 12202

On spin cycle the machine makes a very high pitched screech. And it spins very slowly.

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You could have a machine that has a siezed drain pump. this can be checked by removing the belt off of the bottom of the machine and spinning the drain pulley by hand. it should turn freely in both directions. if it does then the problem is in the main tub assembly. it could be a simple as a foreign object between the tubs or something more complex like a siezed transmission.

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