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Washing machine I have a philco automatic washer that fills and drains but does nothing in between, drum wont start to rotate for either the wash or spin cycle,

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I am a recently retired appliance engineer of 20 years and this sounds like it could be the motor carbons, assuming the belt is still on, check the carbons first on the main motor, if these are fine then check the module pcb this is a board that is located normally at the bottom inside the cabinet at the side, i think that it will be the carbons, they are known for it? work with safety if i have helped please rate me

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Could be a blown capacitor in the phase splitter for the motor.

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