The 5 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Washer won't spin or agitate are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.
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If the washer won't spin or agitate the motor coupling might have failed. The motor coupling connects the motor to the washer transmission. It is designed to fail if the washer is overloaded in order to protect both the motor and transmission.
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If the washer won't spin the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.
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If the washer won't spin or agitate the drive motor might be defective. This is not common. Check all of the other related parts to this symptom before replacing the motor. If the motor is visibly burned out or physically damaged, replace it.
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If the washer won't spin or agitate the transmission might be worn out or defective. There are numerous more likely causes when a washer won't spin, which should be checked first.