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WM won't spin after sleeve got caught in door

Last week a shirt sleeve was caught in between the door and the drum. eventually the seal gasket and the sleeve entangled and the whole load created a gigantic knot. after getting the laundry out and getting the gasket and the sleeve seperated i had to 'install' the gasket again and tighten it down with the wire (this was easy).

however, our washer won't spin anymore now.

i have a hard time believing that a technician has to come out (in our case for $ 85) just to diagnose it as this seems to be a common 'safety hazard' with front loading washing machines that something gets caught between door and gasket...

is there a safety feature like a switch or fuse that just needs to be reset or do you guys think that it blew the engine?

anyone with any ideas?

thanks...

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  • campgreis Feb 02, 2009

    I realized this too - but AFTER the technician came out!

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I had this happen. The drive belt had come off. Just take off the bottom panel from the back and reattach the belt.

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