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Agitates but won't spin, smells like hot rubber in spin cycle. I changed the belts but didn't help. Bought new 12 years ago. Should I continue trying repairs or buy new? I appreciate any help, thanks! LAT9206BAE

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Ya the tranny is locked up. try rotating it by hand if rotates easily maybe pump locked up. but most of time theres alot of tension and the tranny needs rebuilt or replace. most people send them to scrapyard.

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