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I have a Kenmore top load washer model 110.92389200. My wife had overloaded it and caused the rubber coupling between the motor and the transmission to disintegrate. I purchased the coupling kit and replaced the two plastic coupling ends and the rubber coupling. When I reassembled the washer I observed the washer making a noticeable squealing noise while it was in operartion and there was an accompanying smell of rubber when it is subjected to friction (similar to a vacuum cleaner belt that is binding). Any ideas?

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I would look at that coupling you just installed to see if it has any wear. Also, could some of the old rubber be stuck somewhere.

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you're missing the last 3 numbers of the model number, if this is a top load washer there's a motor coupling that can let go from overloading the washer,i don't have the full model number so if you have the washer with the clips on the ends of the top console pop them off and remove the two phillips screws on each end of the console,flip the top console up and with a screw driver pop the two metal clips,just stick the screw driver in the hole so it's on the top of the clip and push back towards the wall and it will pop out,then you'll see a white wire harness close to the right clip,unplug that that's the lid switch,open the lid and grab the frame,tilt it back to you and pull straight back and remove the outer frame,on the bottom you'll see the pump,pop off the two clips and pull the pump off,next remove the two screws and pop the two clips off the motor and pull that out,on the back of the motor you'll see the coupling,one part is on the motor shaft and the other part is on the transmission and they slide into a rubber piece,if the three little arms are broke then you need a new coupling,it will take you like an hour to do this job and you'll save close to 200 bucks.the part number is 285753A and it's around 20 dollars.if you need a hand or any questions let me know

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You said, when the washer is going into spin cycle it makes a loud clunking noise. You are wondering if this could be the brakes or possibly the pump?

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