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Won't spin My washer drum seems to be "disconnected." It makes the noise like it should be spinning, but the drum doesn't spin. When looking at the drum it looks like it isn't sitting correctly. Thanks!

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  • Richard Lew May 11, 2010

    Is there any error codes displaying??  Can you turn the drum by hand??  Does it feel hard to turn??

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We had it checked out and it was going to cost over $500 to fix. Thanks!

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