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Is my problem in the coupler, clutch or pump?

I have an Admiral Mega 22 Plus top load washer Model # AW20N2V. In the past I had issues with it not spinning on the regular load cycle but most recently that issue had seemed to have almost disappeared. Within this week my daughter used it to wash her clothes. From what I have been told it was a large and heavy load with sweaters, etc.. Upon moving to the spin cycle it would not spin. There was also a burnt smell. Her wet clothes were removed and I bailed the water out by hand as I continued to try the spin cycle hoping the weight reduction would let the spin cycle spin out the remaining water. At times it woud try but the washer sounded rough and noisy and then it would just stop. The following day, I made one last effort and the spin cycle, with a bit of initial clicking, did kick in spinning out the remaining water. Is my problem in the pump, clutch or coupler? I already have a timer on order.

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