Question about Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Makes a very loud noise on spin cycle. Seems to worsen with larger loads.

My washer makes a lot of noise during the spin cycle. It seems to be even worse if I have a larger load inside the washer. The washer makes so much noise that you have to shut the laundry room door to even have a conversation. Not sure what could cause the problem or how difficult it might be to fix. Any ideas?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Kenmore Master
  • 2,651 Answers

Sounds like a rear bearing gone bad , not exaectly a doit yourselfer. pretty costly as well id call sears, for possible part warr. and how much theyd charge to replace the rear bearing?

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Samsung front load washer, jerks and makes noise when it first starts spinningthen it smooths out, and works fine.


on many machines that is normal, the shaking continues until the load is distributed relative evenly around the spinning drum. It is also possible it is the main bearing but I am not sure. The noise I am talking about would have been there since new. These links may help. Washer has noise during spin cycle Whirlpool Maytag Sears GHW9100LW1 Washer is Making Loud Noise
How To Fix Washing Machine Making Noise During The Spin Cycle
http://www.partselect.com/Repair/Washer/Noisy/

May 28, 2016 | Samsung Platinum Front Load Washer -...

1 Answer

Loud banging noise during rinse


Most noises from a washing machine occur during the rinse or spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.This will solve your problem.

Apr 08, 2010 | Whirlpool GHW9100L Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Make loud noise during spin cycle


Washer may be out of balance, Move closes around in washer and restart

Oct 24, 2009 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6000 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer makes a lot of noise during spinning


we need the brand and the model

but for starters, please check on the links below.

http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/washer-repair/4501-washer-makes-extremely-loud-noise-during-spin.html

http://www.thestuccocompany.com/maintenance/Washing-Machine-noise-during-spin-cycle-169980-.htm

http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/appliances/washing-machine-noise-during-spin-cycle-167960.html

Sep 10, 2009 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

1 Answer

My model #gltr1670aso makes loud noises during spin cycle


Usually this is due to either the drum support breaking or the back bearing being bad-neither easy to fix- or worth it. Try lifting the drum up and down, if it moves up and down they are bad. I see this a lot, and the price of repair isn't worth it. Craig

Aug 02, 2009 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

AWM 8163 Whirlpool washing machine


hi there,

Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping/or sound
during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and
redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.

Aug 29, 2008 | Whirlpool AWM8163 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Loud clicking/thumping in rinse and spin cycle


It doesn't look like a motor problem !!! It seems like an unbalanced tub issue. The machin has suspension dampers and suspension rods, and it's look like one of them was damaged or "run away" from its location during machin's movement. Goog luck !!

Jun 14, 2006 | GE Profile Prodigy WPSE4200A

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer Logo

785 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Washing Machines Experts

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Jesus  Colon
Jesus Colon

Level 1 Expert

12 Answers

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...