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Washer wont agitate or spin

Mod # PAVT910AWW Washer has been very off balance lately. Replaced the belt. Washed one load and perfect. Washed another and spin cycle didn't remove all water. Loaded another thinking maybe would work properly again and heard a really loud popping..clunky noise and then nothing!. Now it will not spin or agitate at all. I hear the motor running still. What steps to take next. Please help I have a load of clothes with bleach sitting in it!!!Thank you Shelly

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  • smbentley99 Apr 22, 2009

    Thanks you for the reply..but before I called the supply parts company I checked one last thing. I held the lid open and started the spin cycle with a screw driver. The spin cycle works fine with a heavy load of jeans. If I have light items and it gets off balance the washer starts walking then I know it wont spin all water out.So..I think the spin cycle is good it just wont agitate. So does this mean my transmission is good still? Do I just need a new agitator part? Thank you Shelly

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Sounds like your transmission is going bad. usually they will pop the belt when going out. Probably with a service call and the cost of the transmission, you'd do better heading to sears. Sorry to bear the bad news. Good luck.

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