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Maytag Performa Washer

We have a minimum 5 year old Maytag Performa washer, not sure of the model. For quite a while now whenever the washer came off spin cycle, it made a high pitched squeal. It doesn't do it anymore, but we have noticed that there is a good quantity of grease under the washer. It still seems to be functioning pretty well but I was wondering if you can give us a clue what could be causing the leak and how we can go about fixing it.

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  • brawn253 Sep 21, 2008

    I was afraid of that. Thank you for the fast response.

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Hi brawn253

The oil is comming from the transmission. The only way to fix it is to have it replaced. alot of the orlder machiens have this happen and keep working for many years after. as for the squeal its normal. its just the break some of the oils have got in there and the squealing is a resault of that. I wouldnt be to worried about it.

brent

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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