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Old Hotpoint won't spin tho can hear a hum (when turn dial to spin cycle)

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  • douglas smith May 11, 2010

    does machine drain and does drum rotate on wash?

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the machine neither spins nor agitates on wash cycle and apparently as a result does not drain
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Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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