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Washer was in spin cycle,theen something broke ,lots of noise ,i think its a belt ,how can i tell?

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Topload whirlpools do not have a belt. There is a 'coupler' between the motor and the gearcase that has most likely failed. The coupler consists of a plastic three pronged gear, one on the motor, the other on the gearcase with a rubber piece in between. You can check the coupler by tipping the machine back and looking at the connection between the motor and gearcase. If you require assistance in replacing this part, let me know.

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reg501

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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