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Washer is making noises from the motor

The washer makes noises like a screaching belt. What could be causing this? everything works, but it is noisy,

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Hi
check that the belt is not to loose ,if it is than it will need tobe adjusted,if it is tight then it may be dry and just noisy if this is the case you can use a cake of soap and smear it along the belt that will sometimes stop them from sweaking or just replace the belt
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Sometimes a Timer will start making noises before they fail. I would highly suggest replacing the timer as soon as the noise develops. This can cause problems with your motor and other components if left alone. This is easy to identify just listen up near the console when running.

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Sometimes a Timer will start making noises before they fail. I would highly suggest replacing the timer as soon as the noise develops. This can cause problems with your motor and other components if left alone. This is easy to identify just listen up near the console when running.

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Sometimes a Timer will start making noises before they fail. I would highly suggest replacing the timer as soon as the noise develops. This can cause problems with your motor and other components if left alone. This is easy to identify just listen up near the console when running.

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