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Why won't it agitate or move drum?

It fills with water. Makes a loud screeching noise

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Screeching noise is typical to drum's broken bearing issue.
See some infor about issue:

How to Diagnose Drum Problems in Washing Machine

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Some more video there... explore
Now, if you don't find it so easy to replace those bearings or you are not sure if this is your problem, call a repair service

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It is so common that the washing machine can make terrible noise in many ways and is a common fault. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that machine is vibrating when it is running then the motor /drum suspension has to be inspected. Since these fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for the noise with a good inspection lamp. Manually turn the motor and drum and listen for the noise, if so the motor bearings, the drum agitator shaft and fittings must be checked. Also the suspensions which include the shock absorbers and springs, the body clamps must be checked to be in correct alignment and not changed in position. Tightening of the mounting is also very important. Finally in most cases a drop of OIL or smear of grease on the moving parts cane solve most issues.

Check this link :

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For replacement of bearings check for tips on this visual link:

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