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My zanussi zwf1420w washing machine fills with water when i start a cycle but the drum wont turn. the belt is fine and the drum can be turned by hand, it also drains fine. i have checked the doorlock but that seems ok too. can anyone help please

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Id check the motor brushes first,........costs about £11 to replace....
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