Thanks for the download. I'm reading up on the electrical testing procedures and will begin tomorrow. My wife wants me to just forget this 13yr old and get a new one.
I check the drum spin and it is fine and quiet. I can't imagine where that horrid noise was coming from, as I thought the same as you. It has been very loud and grinding sounding, so I thought it was a bearing for sure.
I did a few things like trying to get the pump to work, and that doesn't seem to want to happen, but, when I put it in spin cycle, the motor rotated the drum one way approximately 5 revolutions and then back the other way about two revolutions and then stopped. No water was ejected.
The start/stop button seems to be locked up and the door lock switch seems to be operational.
There were no burnt resistors on the main control panel.