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Wahing Machine wont drain--Centrex CTW 60518

Its a top loading Wshing mAchine, That i inherited with my new house, being a student id like to fix it myself, or find the cheapest way to.

It is full of smelly water, that wont drain. I tried putting it through different cycles, but to no avail. Also figured out that it makes a funny noise during the rinse cycle but doesnt move, and when it gets to the spin cycle, it beeps and some lights flash. And it stops.
Any ideas as to what it could be..and how i could fix it?

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It appears your pump/coupling has failed in this instance.

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