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Motor trying to spin but drum seems jamed

Motor nd belt turning but drum will not

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SOURCE: "howling" noise during spin cycle (still there after changing burned off belt)

Travioso, there was two service flashes out on this model concerning the seal and bearing which means they had an issue with this washer. The howling noise you are hearing is the bearing and will need the new designed triple seal and bearing kit. This should be covered under your warranty, I believe it is 5 years. The numbers for the service flashes are TDL-0048A-B. Call Maytag and inquire about these service flashes, these should be covered. Catriver.

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SOURCE: Indesit WA105 - drum is loose and fails to spin

Hi Jezzer69 It is repairable but will take about 3 -4 hours (if you know what your doing) and the parts will cost about 65% of what a new machine will cost. You need to weigh up how old the machine is and or if its "beyond economical repair" Regards

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SOURCE: Zanussi IZ12 Washer won't spin.

check the motor carbons they r mounted on either side of the armiture you will find they r held on the motor with 2 screws or 2 5.5mm nuts make sure you unplug the machine before u start working on it good luck

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SOURCE: Maytag washer won't Spin freely

You have a worn brake

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SOURCE: The drum on my maytag epic z washer will not spin.

Hi, The belt must have came off. Remove the access panel in the front and see if the belt broke. If the belt is off, see if there is an access panel in the rear that will help you get to the belt easier.
I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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