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MAF 1260 6kg 1200 front loader model not washing or spinning, makes all the right noises & clothes are wet but no movement

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  • flea1 Feb 01, 2010

    thanks heaps for the advice, I couldn't do it myself but it helped with the repairman

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Hi there,

Well first of all you can check if it doesn't pump water out or spin, check to see if the motor is running, then proceed as follows- If the motor is running, your washer probably has a frozen pump pulley or a broken pump belt. To check the pulley, remove the pump from the washer and try to rotate the pulley manually. If it doesn't turn freely, if it's frozen then replace it. If the pump belt is broken or looks quite worn, replace it, but be sure to check the pump pulley before you change the belt. then you can check the Agitator- The inside of the agitator--where the transmission shaft attaches can become worn, and strip out the spline that allows the agitator to properly grip the shaft. Then the transmission shaft rotates back and forth as it should, but the agitator doesn't move properly. If this happens, you may need to replace the agitator or the transmission spline. Please post comments for more help or information.........

Good Luck!!

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