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Is replacing the bearing in the drum a big expensive job?

I have a Maytag neptune washer and dryer. I received an answer from you and I was very satisfied with it. I will check the pulley and see if it needs to be tightened. If that is okay, I would like to know if replacing the bearing in the drum is an expensive job?

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What is expensive to some is not expensive to others. IT will cost you are 95 a hour plus parts and labor. You are looking at roughly 150 to 200 if not more. You can do it yourself if you are a handy one. It just is a lot of work for someone with no expeirence but it can be done. Tighten the pulley first and see what happens

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If you get a very loud noise coming from the machine, and this noise is louder when it spins faster, then it is often because of a problem with the drum bearing.

The drum bearing is bad, Check if the drum has excessive play.

To replace the part you take apart machine, undo the belt and depending on the model you may need to remove more parts.

To get a quote on repair call Maytag at the number listed on the owner manual, the machine may still be worth repairing.

You can find parts and diagrams for most models here.

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