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Washing machine that no longer can spin dry laundry

Since two weeks ago, my washing machine has not been able to spin dry the load of laundry. If I kept repeating the spin process, the machine started generating some burning smell. Please advise on whether I should call in someone for repair or to buy a new washing machine.

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  • sinkiew Dec 15, 2008

    Thanks for trying to help. The model of my washing machine is LG Fuzzy Logic 5.5kg T552A. When you mention new kit, what do you mean?

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The washer has a reversable motor. One way it washes and everything is sweet. the other direction the water pumps out and the brake gets released allows the tub to slowly start spinning and eventually spin out the water from the clothes. So what can go wrong? The thrust washer will not release the tub and let it spin. A new kit comes with everything you need to replace it.Since you never said what brand you have I am oly guessing of course by the symtoms you have given.Washing machine that no longer can spin dry laundr - eee0328.jpg

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    Dan Webster Dec 15, 2008

    I was refering to top loader models. Most of them work the same way. I do know most of the newer front loaders have a clean out on the pump. You have to get the lower front panel off to get to it. The cap twists off the pump housing and you can retrieve the junk out of the pump and maybe this will help.

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