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OK, so this might be older than the models I've read other's problems on. It's model 417 41042000 that's what it says inside the door. The washer gets stuck, or stops working before the spin. It makes a noise like it's working or trying to, but doesn't spin. If I reset it on the final spin section, or just before it, it'll put in new water, then drain some, but never kick into a spin. We took out most of the load, to leaving a 4 or 5 items in it, then took off front, agitated it a bit and it did go back and forth, then do a spin, even a fast spin, draining all the while... then tried again with the rest... nothing happened. Tried to help agitate it, thinking balance was off or motor weak and going out... but nothing. It worked once, but not again. I think it's motor... it does sound a bit different, but with front off, and watching it so closely ... not sure. I did loads in a row yesterday... have three young kids, so have another 3 loads waiting... help!

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Sounds like motor is burning out

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Thank You for contacting Fixya.com
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