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Reasons Why a Top-Load Washer Will Not Spin

Reasons Why a Top-Load Washer Will Not SpinIf your top-loading washer is not spinning, it could be due to a faulty lid switch, broken motor coupling, broken drive belt or possibly a problem with the motor or transmission itself.

WARNING! Before attempting to work on any appliance, make sure that all power (electricity) and utilities (water and gas) have been turned off and/or disconnected on the appliance. Read this before you start any repair.  

Lid Switch

The lid switch is a safety device that will prevent the washer from spinning if the lid is open. If the lid to the washer is shut, but your washer is not spinning, test this part with a multimeter to see if it is defective.

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