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Does not spin and makes a noise like there is a bearing loose

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You have a bad coupling..this machine does not have a belt..the motor is connected to the transmission with a coupling.pull clips off pump..remove pump...take 2 screws and two clips holding motor in place..remove wiring harness from motor..remove motor...replace coupling and reassemble. have included link to a picture of a coupling. http://www.applianceblog.com/archives/Coupler.jpg part is around $8 hope this helps..please don't forget to rate my solution :) good luck!

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