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WHIRLPOOL LSQ8511KQ0 I have a washing machine and it does not spin.  The whole drum just bangs the inside of the machine during the spin cycle.  Please give me any sort of assistance and if this is a costly repair.

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Helzie, sounds like your drive block stripped out. You would get this from the top. You would need to remove the tub ring, agitator, lock nut and pull the basket from the tub. I will attach some pictures so you can visually inspect it. The part is cheap, part number 389140, but you can expect to pay around 140.00 labor. Check out the pics, you will see that the spin tube has 2 ears that sit in the drive block slots. See if your is stripped out. 99ddcb9.jpg

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