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Whirlpool Roper machine will not spin or agitate

I have a Whirlpool Roper washing machine, and it's about 3-4 years old. Yesterday it started making a high-pitched, loud grinding noise, and would not agitate or spin. It drains and fills alright, it just won't move. Any suggestions?

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The transmission

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SOURCE: Washer is loud, and won't spin or agitate

check the motor bushes,and also check for bearings in drum you can check this by lifting the inner drum up and down if you feel a knocking noise then this will be the bearings have worn.

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