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My top loading washer will not agitate or spin but fills with

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My top loading washer will not agitate or spin but fills with water and drains.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
ok is there water still in the tub? does this drain? let me know thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No water left in the tub after the cycle.
Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
so its just not spinning? unfortunatly this is the motor thats gone bad on it, Part(NNN) NNN-NNNN width=this is a very common problem with these, the inverter on the motor has gone out and you cant replace just that you would have to replace the whole motor, these are $158.00 @ http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-wbsr2140doww-%3d%3dei1475785&PartID=1475785 hope this helps, thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

What indicates a motor is back? Can the lid switch cause this?

 

Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
not if it agitates when you push the lid switch down. we do a lot of these motors and if you do some research on the net you will find lots of unhappy people over this machine, sorry, thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

OK thanks. I just manually held the lid switch and it agitated but still no luck with the spinning. I can't even get the inner tub to start spinning during the spin cycle (switch manually closed).

 

Looks like this is a disposable unit. Not worth fixing.

Expert:  Bryan replied 4 years ago.
to be honest these are not good machines, get a whirlpool top load direct drive , the simpler the better, and you will be very happy, thanks Bryan
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