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White westinghouse model LT170A washing machine making loud noise

During the high speed spin cycle the machine makes a rumbling noise. It sounds like a bearing is going. Can you advise me of what parts I might need to repair the unit?

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dauphine
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Yes, bearing, most definitely. It is a cheap part but difficult to replace.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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The bearings on Maytag Ensignia's are part of the seals that keep the water in. Once you start hearing the bearings begining to go, you likely will have a leak following shortly thereafter as the bearing greased is washed out by your laundry soap. Up front. This is a procedure that requires specialty tools and takes me about 45-60 minutes to complete. The easiest way to tackel this job is to take your model number (just on the back side of the console) and take it to a local appliance parts store. Ask them for a tub seal kit. (I can't give you a part number since there is no model number listed) but they should be able to pull it up for you. When they bring it up to the front, inside the seal kit is not only step-by-step directions, but also the part numbers for the specialized tools required as well. If you opt to go the repairman route, I'll forewarn you, the company I worked for charged around 250-300 for the repair on this. Send me back a message if you have any troubles or other questions.

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

aborcass
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sounds as if you might have a bad rear bearing, real obnoxious almost painful to listen too kinda sounds. big job, but might have some part warrentee depending on age of unit

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

SOURCE: Kenmore Oasis Washing machine makes noise during Spin cycle

with the machine empty see if you can lift up only the tub and see if it drops down.check to make sure there is nothing between the tub and outer tub have you gotten an f-51 error?

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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