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Washing machine was moved from a residence and the bar was not in

Water runs in but the tumbler does not spins. washing machine was moved from residence and the bar not not in place.

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The lid switch may be defective. If it is, the washing machine doesn't spin. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it. The motor coupler may be broken.It's plastic and rubber and is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. You may need to replace it.If the shifter becomes even partially defective, the unit may drain the water but not spin. This are possibilities to be checked.Thanks.

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