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Spin cycle not working

Spin cycle doesn't work....not a belt, but smelled like something buring....could be motor? anyone else have a problem like this?

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It could be the lid switch or check you motor leads. Sometimes the high and low motor wire gets loose and burns off. The colors are sometimes yellow, orange, or red.

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