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Maytag Neptune Series MAH5500BW loud noise during spin cycle.

Maytag Neptune Series MAH5500BW Washing machine is very loud and shakes during the spin cycle. It does not walk, is level and on a ceramic tile floor. No visible leaks. Apparatus on top of machine where detergent is added shakes during the spin cycle as well.

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  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    Did you fix or replace? Was it the bearing?

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Very loud in spin cycle can mean a bad rear bearing, not something a homeowner would want to try to replace, parts would exceed 6-7 hundered dollars. you may have some extended part warr through the manufacture. still probly gonna be a 5 hundred when the labor is added in

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