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How do I find model number?washer just hums

The model # I found is mau6257aww
washer fills just hums,looks like it wants to work,clicks,hums,and smells like its getting hot

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Check the motor or the tub bearing. Something is frozen on your machine and not letting it spin. You can also check the brake or clutch and make sure it is not stuck. On the back of the unit when you remove the back panel you will be able to see everything that you need to get at

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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