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Maytag Performa agitates, but wont spin corectly.

Maytag Performa agitates, but wont spin correctly. Sometimes it wont spin at all, other times it will spin, but doesn't spin fast enough to get all the water out. If it does spin fast the brake will engage on it's own and stop it. Clothes are wet at the end of the cycle. It does drain.

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