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My GE Profile WPRB8050D fills, drains and spins but won't agitate. It makes a sound, but doesn't move. What could be the problem?

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Hi,
These washer have a motor that runs clockwise and counter clockwise...for agotaion it runs one way and for spinning it runs the other...check if the motor is still getting power, but not running in the one direction...motor is probably bad...

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Could it be a bad clutch servo

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