The problem is most likely the orange wire connection at the motor. That's why I asked about the 2 minute spin. Directly after agitation stops, the washer goes into a 2 minute drain. Drain is high speed only and power to the motor for this is via the blue wire and this bypasses the speed switch and motor centrifugal switch. The washer is supposed to drain without spinning but on many older machines, the neutral drain does not work and the washer will begin spinning. This is no big deal. After the two minute drain, the motor stops for a few seconds and starts again. This action causes the transmission to shift out of neutral. Also, at this point, power to the motor is now via the orange wire. The motor connector should not wiggle loose because there is a clip that prevents it from doing that. I would run the machine with the cabinet off and lid switch bypassed. Run it in spin and jiggle the orange wire at the motor connector. It may have an internal break or it may be that it is not making a tight connection or the terminals have become corroded. Closely inspect the terminal inside the connector and the terminal on the motor that it connects to.
Had you mentioned in your first post that it only spins for 2 minutes, I would have known right away what the problem was but maybe you were not really aware of it.
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