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Washer isn't spinning at all

The washer sounds like it is trying to spin, but no motion--

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There are several things you can try. First of all try to spin the tub manually. If it spins then its probably a clutch problem otherwise there may be a nut, bolt etc., that might be preventing the tub from spinning. If none of this works then check the belt it is most likely to be the culprit..

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Welcome to fixya

Belt could be slipping or the motor could of went

could be also your filling the washer to full of clothes

check the belt and the motor first

hope this helps out have a good day :)

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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