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Grouling noise in the spin cycle

I have a Maytag Atlantis Model # MAV6257AWW. It is making loud grouling noises during the spin cycle. wondering what the cause may be?

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  • richwyatt476 Dec 27, 2008

    Maytag Atlantis Belt making noise and won't spin.. how do you adjust ?? have easy access underneath but see 2 bolts with rubber grommets that make the pulley slide back and forth and are loose.. are they supposed to be and how do i adjust it??

  • cclee Jan 06, 2009

    I have the same loud growling noise during the spin cycle. Sounds like a dry bearing rattling around but only on about 80% of the loads. I may add that my neighbor and EX have all had the same problem with their Atlantis MAVT634AWW.

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First, check the belt (located in the bottom of the unit) and if it shows signs of wear (black dust) and shiny sides on belt and black marks on the motor, transmission, and water pump pulleys - replace the belt. The motor is spring loaded and acts as the tensioner up to a point of too much wear on the belt.

You will need to tilt the washer about 45 degrees and prop it to keep it from going all the way over (just makes it more difficult to right it later). Pop the belt off by rotating it while pulling the belt off the edge of the transmission (larger) pulley. Again, the motor pulley is spring loaded and will flex appropriately. Reverse the process with installation of a new (exact replacement part number).

If this doesn't fix the problem, you may have to call the Maytag Repairman. They would have replaced the belt anyway and would probably charge $50 + for the belt and installation.

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I have a maytag model # MAVT634AWW. It makes a ticking noises in the wash cycle and just before it goes in spin cycle it makes a loud grouling noise and then will go back to the ticking sound. wondering what is the cause?

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