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Grinding during the wash cycle

I have a Maytag Performance washer model PAV2300AWW. It suddenly began making a grinding noise during the wash cycle. Does anyone know what this is and how it can be fixed?

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  • danchors Feb 03, 2009

    I have a Maytag Perfora washer PAVT234AWW washer and the spin cycle started to make a grinding noise. Started to smoke and I bought a new Maytag unit today.

    When I was removing the old unit 3-5 years old, l noticed the belt pully, to the motor was broken and melted. belt looks ok, but pully is shot. I ahve not taken the new unit out of the bos and was wondering how difficult it was to replace the pully to the motor.

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I was told that it was the transmission - good luck with that....

Labor alone was $175 - I ended up trashing mine (3 1/2 years old) and buying a new one.

Just got off the phone with Maytag - by all means, try to get them to pay for stuff before you throw away the one that you have....Now that they know it's gone, I supposedly don't even have the right serial number...(it was hauled away 4 days ago by Lowe's)

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