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My model AWM573W2 during the wash cycle ,the tub continues to revolve slowly CCW and the agitator does not move the clothes around within the tub. The spin cycle works okey and removes the water as it should, but the contents are not being cleaned. Have you any suggestions?

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  • cgives Jan 04, 2011

    Sorry to say that you were wrong. The parts you suggested were fine, so I decided to take the machine appart to find the problem. Inside the trasmission a plate was broken in two which evidently shifted the agitator back and forth.

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Hi

If you need parts for your washer or any type of assistance then do post back. You can check out the schematic and buy parts for your AWM573W2 washer from this link---

Speed Queen AWM573W2 parts

Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.

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You need to check the "helix" and the "pulley" on the bottom of the machine for wear. Here is a diagram to show you the parts, and the page to order them from in case you need them. The parts are number 4 and 5 on the diagram.

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