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I have a shirlpool model lsr5132JQ1 top load washer. Unit will fill with water, agitate but will not drain water nor spin. Is this a problem with the switch or the transmission. I found no belt and thought that might be the problem. No funny noise, or any noise comes from the unit when switch is anywhere except adding water or agitatin. Thank you in advance for your help...

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MOSTLY UR DOOR SWITCH, MAKE SURE THE DOOR TAB IS NOT BROKEN AN IS PUSHING AN MAKING CONTACT WITH THE DOOR SWITCH, AM PRETTY SURE THE LID SWITCH MIGHT BE YOUR PROBLEM IT CUTS THE POWER TO THE MOTOR DURING THE SPIN CYCLE, NO SPIN, NO DRAIN EITHER

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It is either the pump or the electronic switch. Most washers today have a direct drive transmission so they will be no belts any more.

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