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Daniel, Home Appliance Technician
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washer drum turns but wont go into spin

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washer drum turns but wont go into spin

Can you post the model number please.

Also when you say the drum turn is this during the wash cycle?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi it is a Hotpoint WMT05 when it goes in to the spin cycle it turns in both directions but only slowly

Ok what kind of load is in the washer at the time?
Is it a single item?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

It is a single item but it is quite heavy (pedestal Mat)

Ok that will be the problem. These washers if it picks up an uneven load it does this were the drum turns but wont pick up into a spin.

What you need to do is open the door and add towel in there and try it on a spin and you will find this will spin fine.

Try that and let me know how happens.

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