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Hey KD,

Can you confirm the model number is it a FAV6800A or FAV9800A?

This is not good you may have seized Outer Tub bearings but let take one step at a time.

If you machine is the above I would need the first two digits of your serial number it will be 10 thru 17 here is where it is located on the above machines supported in this forum.

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Hey KD,

Can you confirm the model number is it a FAV6800A or FAV9800A?

This is not good you may have seized Outer Tub bearings but let take one step at a time.

If you machine is the above I would need the first two digits of your serial number it will be 10 thru 17 here is where it is located on the above machines supported in this forum.

We would first want to open the lid and see if you can Spin the Wash Basket CCW it should rotate CCW with very slight resistance.

I'll post a link the will help you remove the front cover and a link for the Service Manual and parts look up.

See the first part of this post to remove the front cover….. Clutch Fix
The Service Manual for reference. Sears Parts Direct for reference.

Rich

Posted on May 01, 2010

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