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Got a bad motor or gear case. Caution if plug is hot could catch on fire the motor is drawing to many amps designed for the power cord. How old is it ? what kind of shape is it in and how often is it used ? Taking this into consideration your best intrest would probably be to spend the 200.00 - 600.00 that it will cost to repair (unless under warranty) and apply to a new washer with a warranty.

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