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Runs but does not spin

MIele T4423: Runs all ok, but doesn't turn around, does make noise though, gets warm. Top is dry bottom still wet...

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    Thanks! Hope This'll work

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If it still makes noise, the motor is probably OK and only a belt has failed.
Removing any access panel will probably confirm this.

Look for shredded fragments of a belt and empty pullies.
This shouldn't be an expensive fix.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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