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Our Kenmore 970-C40042 front loading washing machine goes till the spin cycle then just hums. The drum doesn't turn at all and it just sits there. We have the back off. What should we be looking for? The pump and belt are working

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This sounds very much like the bushes have worn out on the motor,they cost about £10.00 to replace and easy to fit,hope this helps.

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I just took apart our Kenmore 970-38802 front load washer - Followed the "Tech Sheet" instructions, determined the motor was the problem - read a lot og DIY blogs and found the mention of the brushes. Found mine on the end of the FHP motor and removed - one was completely worn, the other still has more than 1" left.
Check this out and hopefully you've got the solution.
Contact me for more info or pictures. John at j2rey120@gmail.com

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