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I have a whirlpool washer GST9679PW1, and it does not spin. It does agitate, but when the spin cycle kicks in, the tub spins very slowly, I can make it go faster if I help it with my hand. I already replaced the coupler, and the clutch assembly, but I still have the same problem. The only thing I haven't replaced is the brake assy., but I do not want to spend more money, $100 was my limit, and I already reached it. Should I go for it, and try it?

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SOURCE: my model actually is 417.99570140

Gearbox fault, or a moter running in the wrong direction due to faulty motor or timer/programmer. Regards Engineer

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SOURCE: washer will fill but won't "wash"

what kind of click are you hearing like a timer advancing or a hum them a click about every 10 minutes and dont rate me yet till were done

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Washer Spins But Clothes Still Wet

I replaced the Clutch Assembly.

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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Try www.Repairclinic.com.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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SOURCE: as agitator washes, tub spins faster and faster

It has a bad brake assembly.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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