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My washer fills with water, then when its about time to start agitating, it just makes a humming noise, and doesnt agitate

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  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2010

    No, their are no smells, I will check the belt, but I have a feeling its a bad motor, how do you check to see if the motor is good?

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You may just simply need a new belt. If not there could be 2 other issues, like something being stuck in the drain pump, or possibly a bad motor. Does it have any strange smell coming from underneath?

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    Brad Jensen Dec 01, 2010

    It will be discolored, the proper color is copper . If it is black or green the motor is toast.

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