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Not spinning My Thin Twin has stopped spinning....it goes through the cycle and then stops at the spin cycle. Do you think this can be fixed without spending a ton of money, or does the unit need to be replaced? Thanks

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YOUR LIP SWITCH IS BAD REMOVE FRONT PANEL,TRACE WIRE FROM SWITCH TO JACK,UNPLUG,ON MACHINE SIDE CUT BOTH OUTSIDE WIRS AND WIRE NUT THEM TOGETHER,TAKE SURE UNIT IS UNPLUGGED FIRST,YOUR DONE,THANKS-MIKE

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