Whirlpool washer fills up; makes LOUD whine/click metal noise
Top loader direct drive washer filling up with water. Makes a terrible whine/clicking/metal sound and does not agitate. I had to turn on the rinse cycle to get the water out...makes same noise while water empties. No spin cycle either.
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Sounds as if you have a bad mootor coupling, part number 285753, easy enough part to change, easier to search on the you tube site for whirlpool motor coupling repair, fo rthe video, then try to explain procedure, but definalty easy enough repair for home owner
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Your washer most likely has a broken drive coupling. If broken the washer will fill with water and drain, but the motor spins without driving the transmission (no agitate or spin). The part is common to all whirlpool washers made in the last 20 years and is readily available at all major appliance part stores. It is possible to change this part yourself but much less hassle to get it changed by a pro
If this is a Whirlpool manufactured TOP LOADER (such as Roper, Estate, Kenmore, Amana, and Frigidaire), you may have a damaged or broken motor coupling. Whirlpool manufactured top loading washers use a motor coupling between the drive motor and gearcase (transmission) in place of a drive belt. This configuration is known as "direct-drive". The coupling can break through normal wear and tear. Washing frequent loads of heavy items and reduce the life span of the coupler. Common symptoms include the following:
1. No spin or agitation. 2. Washer will fill and empty. 3. Drive motor still runs. 4. Strange rattling, grinding or clicking noise during agitation or spin cycles as the drum sits still.
If your washer is exhibiting these symptoms, then its probably a safe bet that the motor coupling is bad.
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if it filled proplerly and won't start now, it sounds like the door switch is broken, there could be something wrong with the rest of the electrical systems, however i would suggest the switch first. If there is a lot of noise like its trying to run, then its probably your transmission.
Yeah you need to replace the water valve. To get to it you need to remove the cabinet on the newer direct drive models, If yours has a rear access panel then you simply pop the top to get to the valve after removing the hoses. Fairly simple job. Here is a good website for direct drive coupling replacement . It shows you how to open the cabinet. http://repair2000.com/coupling.html GVI 151 is the generic part that fix all belt drive models. Direct drive will need its own little water valve buy hay it ain't but 20 bucks. For a better explanation post you model number in the comment box and I will research it further for you amigo.
if whines when filling not pump but fill valve try adj faucet toward off slowly this may reduce noise also be sure all screens are clear ..replacement not necessary if you don't mind noise ..now if noise in pump out remove hoses to pump on bottom remove 2 clips holding pump on remove pump and clean
Most likely the problem with your washer is worn out motor drive coupling. You can buy it here: http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=SrmyP8LkIos&offerid=92089.547094027&type=10&subid=
If you need help to replace it, let me know.
Sounds like coupling gears between transmission and motor... they did away with the belt and went direct drive with coupling gears. It can pump water out but nothing else. water pump is mounted to front of motor is why it will pump water out.