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F6 flashing and won't spin

My 2 year old Kenmore Elite was making a crunching or grinding sound, I noticed F6 flashing on the panel.  Upon removing the wet clothes, I noticed a coat hanger type wire sticking through one of the holes in the interior basket, upon further exam I noticed yet another one of these wires through another hole. Any suggestions of what might be going on????

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There may be a bra wire stuch between the drums. Try to pull it out through one of the holes and keep in mind that if it is a bra wire, that it is curved and will need to be pulled out at an angle.

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