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Continuation of Drum not Spinning

Thanks for your suggestions. The belt was intact and all pullies looked good. I tried a spin cycle with the back off and it did not look like the motor attempted to turn. It moves by hand so there is no seisure issue that I can see. Where is the motor controller and is there an easy way to test it vs. the motor? Thanks

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