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Offline oscar333

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washer wont spin
« on: November 27, 2009, 10:27:18 PM »
I have an Amana washer that wont spin the motor is working but not turning the tub. It is just smoking the belt it is like the tub is locked up  :-\ any ideas

Model ALW480DAW

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Re: washer wont spin
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2009, 06:46:05 AM »
This is a failure of the triple-lip seal and tub bearing, a job that requires special tools to perform. The actual repair kit is only about $53, but the special tools will run you another $140 or so and you'll only need them if you intend to keep the machine around a few years. See the Maytag/Amana Washer Manual for details on this repair.

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