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Washer is stopped in spin cycle.

When washer is at "spin" on the knob...you only hear humming, like it is stuck. Help!

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First unplug machine. you will need to start by taking 2 screws out of the face of the machine. flip face back and unplug the lids witch from cabinet. you will see 2 gold clamps you will need to pop them off and then your cabinet should pull forward and cabinet will come off. at front bottom you will see your pump, take 2 clamps off pump and move to the side and then take wire harness loose from the motor. the motor has 2 clamps holding it in place also pop those eff, sometimes their will be a screw you need to take out before the clamp comes off but you will see. soon as motor is off you will see the drive coupler. it has 2 sides to it and a rubber like center. either it has broke teeth on it or the rubber part will be destroyed or where the shaft goes into coupler will be stripped.

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