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WILLNOT SPIN OR AGGITATE/IT WILL DRAIN

THE AGGITATER WILLMOVE BY HAND-BUT IT WILL NOT AGGITATE IT MAKES A GRINDING NOISE-DOES NOT SPIN-BUT IT DOES DRAIN

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Just because the rubber part of the coupler isn't shreded doesn't mean that the plastic parts are not broke... There are three stems that protrude from the plastic parts of the drive coupler,and mesh with the rubber section of the coupler... the stems may be broke off... If you smell rubber burning then I would say almost 99% of the time it's a bad drive coupler...If the coupler is not broke and the rubber section is alright then you have a bad transmission... Most likely the main drive gear is bad... Since you said that you can spin the tub by hand, indicates that the brake system is alright, and nothing is caught between the inner and outer tubs... You can rule out a lid switch problem, cause the washer would agitate even with a broken lid switch, but it would not spin..since the machine make any kind of different sound when you run it Like a high pitch squeal or grinding noise?
check the lid switch see if it's not broke... wasn't the lid switch, but I got to thinking it will agitate at the first part of the wash cycle, but when it goes into the slower speed wash, if your lid switch is broke, then it won't agitate or spin...

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

  • Starnley Johnwells
    Starnley Johnwells Feb 10, 2009

    Most likely the problem with your washer is a bad lid switch Open the control panel, unplug the lid switch connector and check
    continuity. With the lid closed the lid switch should be closed.
    Replace if it's open.hope this helps pls appreciate by rating as fixyaa

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