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Washer will agitate but in spin cycle it will try for 2-3 seconds then stops replaced timer and plastic coupling

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Your clutch/brake system has failed. Replace the brake on the transmission shaft.

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The motor has 2 direction of rotations. One for agitation and the other is for spinning. Of course, there is a mechanism to assist this purpose. Your are lucky since it is easy to fix the agitaition mechanism than the spinning one.

If you take out the front pannel, you can access to the bottom of the shaft, The little white plastic is worn out. This one is the mechanism to activate the agitation. The rest you see are the brake, the clutch and the pulley to take care of the spinning mechanism, but you don't have to worry about them.

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If the cycle doesn't advance, it's probably the timer or a cold-water supply problem:
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hi there,

make sure that the program is not on the "Intermittent Agitate Program". that would be the cause of the delay.

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