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Washer doesn't extract water or spin, whats wrong?

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Check to see if the motor is running when the washer goes to the spin cycle. If the motor isn't running, the lid switch may be defective. If so, the washing machine can't spin and may not function at all. The switch is inside the washing machine main housing near the door frame. Often you have to raise or open the top or front of the washing machine to get to the switch. If it's defective, you need to replace it.

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