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Washer will not spin fast

My washer will begin to spin and get a lot of the water out but it will not spin all the way out. I have even tried this with only 2 items in the washer and empty and the washer will not gain enough speed to spin all the water out. Please Help

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Re: Washer will not spin fast

Your gearcase (transmission) is starting to fail, Gracie Dawn. This is one of the usual symptoms that will eventually lead to a complete failure where the washer will not agitate or spin. Another tell tale sign is to look under the machine. If you see any amber colored oil, the gearcase is definitely trashed and needs to be replaced. The latter is an ADDITIONAL symptom. You can still have a gearcase failure without it leaking oil. A new gearcase runs around $200 for the part. Rebuilt may be less. If you decide to pursue this on your own, I can give step by step guidance on how to change one out. I hope this helps you.

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