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Will Not Agitate!

Machine loads water then only hums and does not agitate. You can move the timer to spin and the water is pumped out and it spins dry. I have replaced the timer and nothing changed! I have checked all belts and connections. I read that the motor was a reversing motor that would change directions as it agitates .... could the motor be bad and work only in one direction? Thanks for any comments! Poco

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Try replacing the drive bell, which is underneath the agitator. take the agitator off and unscrew the drive bell. remove and replace. the drive bell is most likely stripped.

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