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Washer not spinning

I hav a maytag mav6000 top load washer that is not spinning it washes fine and everything else but just doesn't spin i have checked the belt seems to be fine when i engage the lid switch and turn it by hand it sometime starts spinning but not very fast

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    The washer will not always spin.



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Replace the thrust bearing and cam. Comes as a kit with installation instructions, use Whirlpool P/N 12002213 Maytag P/N is discontinued. Kit includes the following: Pulley(21001298),washer (25-7909), Thrust Bearing (35-3455), 2 Upper Race Washer (35-3456)& Lower Race Washer (35-3457)***worn Bearing Causes Slow Or No Spin***

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Sounds like the brake liner could be broken. When the machine starts to spin, the motor turns in the opposite direction to the wash cycle and causes the bowl to lift off the brake liner and the bowl then spins freely. Either the riser cam is worn/broken or the brake liner is broken. This is quite involved and you may have to call in a tech.

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