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No spin hello,our machine is 7 yrs old and has decided to stop spinning, it fills with water and drains, nut drum does not rotate at all, belt seems fine, please help, 3 young kids and footballing husband, i.e loads of washing

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, Hi , My Zanussi Aqua Cycle 1000, Wash cycle (s) appear to start and run as normal, however the the Spin cycle does not kick in, it seems to try, both long and short spin functions have the same problem, also when I set the dial to spin out side of a wash cycle the result is the same , ie it trys to spin but fades after scaling up to very low revs....any ideas, could it be the Carbon brushes? if so are they easily obtained and fitted..Thank you

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Re: no spin

Your problem is that the carbon brushes on the motor have worn out and need replacing.. eaisly done

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