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Won't spin heavy loads

My washer works fine other than if I have a heavy load it will not spin. It is starting to not spin now with a small load or no load at all unless I start it spinning.

It is an ESTATE super capacity by whirlpool corporation top loader

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    My washer is 2 years old and just stopped spinning?

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You need a new transmission it will slowly get worse until it stops working

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