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Motor humms and barrel will not turn

When you push start button the motor will humm like the berrings are froze up

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  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    where is the pump

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    motor hums loudly drum does not turn

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CHECK THE PUMP IT MAY HAVE A SOCK IN IT I FIT DONT THE MOTOR IT KAPLUT AND YOU CAN CHECK THE MOTOR BY REMOVING IT FROM TRANSMISSION AND PUTTING IT ON THE FLOOR AND TURNING MACHINE ON

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