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Wash but no spin

Spotted similar issue posted earlier, This washer will go through cycle just fine until the spin cycle where it will just seemingly atteempt a spin but just gives up an cycles itself to a finish with clothes still sopping wet. I checked the brushes and removed the belt and the motor span at high speed. I refitted the belt and ran the cycle with no load, it had a good spin cycle. As soon as I put in a small load it was back to not spinning again. I suspect the motor..... it is two years old..... is it worth replacing the motor ?? This machine has given a lot of problems from day one with clothes jamming, blocked drain pump etc. We had a similar Zanussi previous to this for 20 years and all I replaced was one drain pump and a set of main bearings so as the saying goes "they don't make things like they used too"

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Re: Wash but no spin

1st of all is there a spin cancel buuton on this machine and has it been activated, or is there a spin speed selector knob and has it been turned inner drum easily turned by hand.if it is ok then belt tension could be suspect (tighten)im sure there is an out of load balance detection circuit on the main circuit board....also is it draining ok because it wont spin until it cant dectect low or no water prior to final spin.....also if it has a programme dial the select a spin programme on another section of selector dial.........hope this is of some help...

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