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When only used in spin mode, machine refuses to get up to speed, and squeals loudly. Could it be the drum brake which is actuated when the lid is opened?

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Hi just read your posting,Now is the machine noisy when the spin 1st starts,this is when the pump starts pumping the water out,or when the bowl is turning.This machine has no drum brake.The polarity on the motor is reversed to stop the bowl from spinning.Please reply with additional information and I am sure I can help you.Looking forward to your reply.

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