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Roaring noise during spin cycle

During spin makes a loud roaring noise. Sounds like it is coming from the back side of the tub. If you spin the tub by hand you can hear the noise as well but on a softer note. Have changed the water pump but it too still makes more noise than I believe it should. Repairman suggested changing the boot but admitted he really didn't know what was wrong. Hate to put more money into a machine when I could have practically bought a new one as it is. Machine is only three years old.
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The roaring noise is from the drum bearing and it will only get worse with time until it fails completely. You will need to replace the rear tub assembly which is about $300 for the part. The rear tub assembly part number is 285984. It will take about 2 hours in labor.
Make sure you are using HE (high efficiency) detergent and only about 2 tablespoons per load.

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