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I have a Kleenmaid LTK96 Heavy Duty stackable washer and dryer. The washing machine is spinning slowly. I have checked the belt and tension - seems to be ok and the belt moves freely. Have looked up the manual and there doesnt seem to be any info on this problem. Any ideas thanks

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It is a safety feature of every front-loading machine not to advance to the spin cycle unless the door lock switch is activated and the door is locked. A front -loading machine spinning slowly is a symptom of a malfunctioning door lock and switch assembly. Check to make sure that the door lock and switch assembly connections are all good. But it is usually the door lock and switch assembly is the problem and repalcing it is the only viable solution.

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