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Fridgidaire fgx831cs won't drain or spin. It makes a horrible noise but will not spin

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  • jworthyco Nov 11, 2010

    It looks like the part for the transmission is around $275. Are there going to be a lot of other parts needed as well?

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Remove the front panel by pushing in the two clips on the front end of the machine and removeing the two screws on the bottom.then put the unit in a drain and spin mode and see what happens you may need to remove the hoses from the drain pump and look for any obstructions.you can also grab the inside of the tub and try to move it.It should only spin in one direction if it moves in both directions then the transmission is bad.

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Hello. I am sorry to be the messenger of this but your transmission is shot. That said, the repair is costly even if u do it yourself. If the machine is more than 3 years old I recommend that u put the money toward a replacement rather than a repair. Joe

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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