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Our high speed washing machine drum is making a grating noise

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It seems your bearings have gone and will need replacing, , once the bearing are out check the spindle for score marks. hope this helps

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I have a Kenmore 110 44932 200 washing machine. When the drum spins it sounds like there is something caught between the walls. At a high speed it make a loud noise. How do you get between the walls


SOUNDS LIKE UN HAVE SOME ITEM OR COIN ETC STUCK BETWEEN THE TUB AND WALL. YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE TOP PANELS THEN REMOVE RETAINER CLIPS AND REMOVE THE BODY TO ACCESS INSIDE DRUM


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Hi, usually its the drum bearings that make a rumbling grating noise and need to be replaced.

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Something is causing the drum to be way out of balance. Does it bang and make noise when it's spinning empty? Probably not. Is something stuck on the side (inside of course) of the drum, causing it to shake when spinning? If not, a spring or shock absorber (connecting drum to sides, bottom or top of machine) has broken or come loose.

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My washer machine makes alot of noise when it get to rinse cycle


It is possible that the drum is rubbing about when it is in te high speed mode and so make the noise. It is always good to observe what the noise is all about as this can be visible from the bottom of the washer.

You need to check the movements with a manual turning of the motor and drum. This noise can be from the belts, the bearings, the suspension or as said earlier the rubbing of drum due to heavy load or poor damping.
If this machine has a gear box for high speed , check the motor and the gear box for low/dry lubrication.

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The washing machine is working alright but when its spinning, theres a noise that sounds like its something broken inside... But u cant hear the noise when its on fast spin.


Can be front the drive at the bottom of the washer. I assume this has a high speed spinning and so there is a gear box which can be having less lubrication. So make sure that the motor drive section of the drum shaft assembly is well lubricated so that the noise at high speed reduces.
if you can do a mechanical job , it will be good to remove and reset with good lubrication and maybe replacement of the bearings.

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LG Tromm WM2277HW during high speed spin makes noise


I had exactly the same symptom...grinding noise only during high speed spin cycle.

I took the top and back panels off to see how the drain hoses etc. connected. Not wanting to take it apart further, I eventually just took the washing machine outside (I knew I was going to be dealing with water!), pulled the debris catcher front side bottom, and let rip with a garden hose inside the drum with the catcher out (leaving an open drain that could flow unimpeded).

Water flowed quickly out of the open drain, and lo and behold, a small drill bit came out with the water flow. This bit, presumably had gotten through the drum grating, and was resting on the bottom of the housing, scraping and grinding when the drum was spinning.

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Hi I have a Whirlpool 6th Sense Washing Machine - AWM8143. I is washing and spinning perfectly well and there are no error codes. However when it spins the machine makes a grating squeaking noise that is...


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looks like there is some friction between the main and outer tub of your machine. there is generally a mechanism for smooth spinning of the machine in good rpms for wash-spin cycle. this could be because of rust formation, or mud collection. please refer your manual and remove the 3 screws behind the lower front plastic cover, and look for rust formation. scrape the rust and try spinning again.

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