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AMana top washer LWA 65/a

Our washer won't spin and drain for heavy loads. With light loads it's alright. Can this b repaired? If it is the belt can I repair it myself? thanks

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Re: AMana top washer LWA 65/a

There is no belt its a coupler between the motor and the transmission

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