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Neptune top loader is making a high pitch whistle sound during rinse cycle. And really loud during wash cycle

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  • Deneen Stewart Jan 20, 2013

    Noir fills quietly. After it fills the wash cycle gets louder than normal. And now I am getting a high pitched whistle noise during rinse. I haven't tried it again to see if it is going to happen at any other time.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 20, 2013

    Sounds like the clutch assembly needs to be replaced. Is the noise coming from the lower section of the unit?

  • Deneen Stewart Jan 21, 2013

    I can't tell where the noise is coming from. If I can get a manual for my model is this something easy to repair/replace that I can do?

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 21, 2013

    I believe I may have the service manual in my database. It may take me a day to find it since the database is huge from all the manuals I have purchased. This washer is easy to work on so bare with me while I look for the manual. Thanks!

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 21, 2013

    Is it noisy during the whole wash cycle or just when it's filling with water? Is it noisy at all during the spin cycle?

  • Deneen Stewart Jan 21, 2013

    I have not tried the washer before the squeal and before the squeal it was quiet when it filled with water initially. the squeal started in the rinse cycle and lasted until it started the spin cycle. it was quiet during the spin cycle. It has been getting louder than normal after water is filled at the beginning of the wash cycle.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Jan 21, 2013

    Here is the service manual for that model.https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BwHzXWK0... It took me forever to find it. Look on page 18 about the pulley and clutch assembly. Make sure the bolt is tight. I do believe you will need to replace the clutch on the unit. Be sure to keep a copy of the manual! Also, if you can make a donation towards the manual, I try to keep all the manual up to date and new ones constantly so any donation would be very helpful. You can donate through my PayPal donation site athttps://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cm... If you can't donate, don't worry about it. I know times are tough but if you can, that would be great. Keep me posted!

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Does it make the noise when it is filling with water?

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune Series MAH5500BW loud noise during spin cycle.

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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SOURCE: LG makes a high pitched sound during water add cycle

Hello.
The high pitched sound is a definite sign that the water valve in use is failing. The squeal is from a restricted water flow through the valve because it is not opening all the way. You will need to choose cold or hot to narrow down which valve is bad and replace that one.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: My Maytag Neptune washer won't spin during the spin cycle.

I'm having the same problem...Does it say LR?

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SOURCE: make loud noise during spin cycle

Washer may be out of balance, Move closes around in washer and restart

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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There is 2 possible problems. 1. Pump will make noise as soon as the drain and spin starts. 2. Rear bearing this noise usually starts later in cycle as the drum gets up to final speed. The rear bearing of coarse is the most expensive of the two as it is part of the outer tub.

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