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Will not spin

I have a ge eterna series aprox 10 years old, will fill & stop, will drain on spin but will not spin, belt still looks new
how do i find clutches to clean & or change ?

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It sounds like your motor never runs. Check the lid switch.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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