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Grinding sound When the Barrel is spining there is a grinding noise comeing from the base of the barrel. Sounds like maybe there is a coin lodged in there.

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  • Garvis Oct 04, 2008

    I got under the machine to locate the noise. I thought it was coming from the water pump. So I took it out cleaned and replaced and ran the machine again. Then relized the noise was coming from the gear case. Not sure what to do from hear. The machine is only three years old, four at the most. Is the gear case difficult to replace? Thanks for such a quick responce!!!

  • Garvis Oct 05, 2008

    Thanks you.

    Garvis

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Hi Garvis, I see two possible issues with this machine. Either the pump bearing is out or a coin and or the gear case is failing.
Here is a good pic of the base;
Number 4 is your pump which is accesible by a panel on the back of your washer. I would pop this cover off and run the washer while examining with a flashlight watching out for the gear case in the center. Feel the pump for vibration matching the noise and check the movement of the tub to help locate the noise.
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  • John Robbins
    John Robbins Oct 05, 2008

    The gear case requires two special tools to remove and replace. One is to release pressure on the brake spring at the bottom and the second is for the six springs positioning the tub and basket. I would get a warranty if possible and have it done, it will be cheaper this way. Some folks I have done these with have called Sears to get a one year warranty and the 250 or so you pay is around 70 to 80 percent of the cost.

  • John Robbins
    John Robbins Oct 05, 2008

    Your welcome,

    Any time.

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