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Baby sock caught under agitator

The washer works until it get to the spin cycle then the bin doesn't spin and when cycle over clothes are soaking wet. I believe a baby sock has gotten under the agitator and wonder if it is difficult to remove the agitator to remove the sock. I'm afraid if we continue to use the washer the sock will get into the motor and burn it out.

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Funny thing is the two most common things to block a water pump hose are a small coin and a babys sock yet your the first person ive seen belive it to be a sock. yet as i said that will only block the drain hose to the water pump if the washer is pumping out water then its not that if it is that the bin! wont spin you have other problems it could be a loose belt the gear box or the main motor has simply strarted to give out a small sock wont stop it from spinning


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