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Just replaced the impeller and oiled the bearings on the motor; they were making a constant squeal when the motor was rotated one direction (not the other). got it back together and when I push the start button, there is a short (1 sec?) 'noise', like the belt slipping maybe, then it goes fine. But with clothes in it, it won't start turning. I am not sure how freely the tub is supposed to spin; my only guess is that it isn't turning freely enough. (I did have the drum and the motor out for the maint work I did). thoughts?

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