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Will fill and drain, not agitate or spin though

The water in the wash and rinse will fill and drain but my agitator is not working and the barrel isn't spinning either. Any ideas? Motor does hum though.

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I am having the exact same problem with the same brand machine.  I put in a load of clothes to soak till the morning, but in the morning, the washing machine would only fill, spin, and drain.  The agitator would not wash the clothes, so they came out with the soap of course still crusted in.

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