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Drum will not turn but motor is running. it will turn after i turn it by hand it will run ok

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Peace Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!

Things wear out! So is life!
Sounds like the belt needs to be replaced!!!!
How old is the washer?

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Only a trained laundry tech can make the electronic diagnoses.

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