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Spin cycle on wash does not work. makes a loud grinding noise. appears that a gear is stripped in motor? Any solution or price to fix?

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With the grinding noise, you're right... gearbox issue. Solution: Replace the gearbox. For a service man to come out to fix I'd bet you're looking at $125 minimum.

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