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When the washer agitates it sounds as if its has bricks in it and the spin cycle wont work. If there is a heavy item like a wet towel in the washer the spin wont work at all. if there is light stuff it will spin slowly but not enough to remove the water.

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The load balance switch may be bad - but the noise is most likely a failed main bearing.

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