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Whirlpool washer sm 8280867 - agitator wont turn but sounds like motor does?

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Sounds like the drive belt has slipped off. Does it try to go through a full cycle? Can you manually rotate the agitator or is it seized. Is the electric motor running, or does it just hum? empty the drum, unplug it and open up the back. Look for a belt that is hanging. Good luck
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