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Drum does not rotate

My load done a full cycle but clothes were soaking at the end of the cycle. I tried a spin only cycle but drum did not turn so I tried them on a full cycle again. The drum still would not rotate. I checked all pipes and filter at bottom, front left hand side for blockages but there did not appear to be any. I checked the tension of the belt but seems to be tight enough. What could the problem be? Advice much appreciated.

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