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Kenmore 8series washer

I have a problem with my washer.recently this started after i try to wash a very big comforter. the basket nor the agitator spins after the water fills up and you can hear the motor like its running,when the cycle meets the spin spot you can hear a funny noise coming from the back.can you please help me out here.thank you.

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Pund, sounds like the motor coupler broke, It's not a hard job, I will attach a couple of pictures. You will need to remove the pump and motor to replace it. back

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