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Have a whirlpool roper washing machine, runs thru cycle perfect but will not spin...lid sesor or switch was no good so took out and direct wired does that switch have to be there to operate to spin

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I have a Roper washing machine model # RA S7133KQ1. On all cyle it does not spin or drain but it does agitate. I checked the capacitor, timer and water pump. All is good there. What could be the problem? There is no agitate or spin solenoids in this unit. Could it be the motor coupling for the direct drive washer? Am I missing something else that could be wrong with it? Waiting to hear from the expert.

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