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Washer won't drain nor spin

I have a top load Maytag washer - approx 10 years old - that will not spin nor drain the water. It will add water, wash and even rinse, but the water will not drain and it just won't do any spinning at all!

Would it be cheaper for me to try to fix it myself by using online tips or just scrapping the washer and buying a used one?

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Cheaper now, or in the long run?
Many new washers are High efficiency ones. They use less water, less detergent, and less power (washing AND drying). Your situation sounds like a problem with the evacuation pump and/or timer.
Do some research... may even pay to ask a cheap premium question here to get your solution, and see if it is cost effective.

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