Question about LG Red Front Load Steam Washer & Electric Dryer Wm2450hra Dlex3360r Energy Star
The washer pumps water into the cycle several different times and each time, there is a humming/buzzing noise...the water is not pumped in and the sound stops but as I stated earlier, this happens several times during the wash cycle. the machine pumps water several times and each time water is pumped in, there is this humming/vibration sound. It also occurs very loudly as the machine is draining although there is NEVER, EVER any water left in the machine, nor do any error lights come on.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the 'loud noise' water sloshing you should first check that the pump filter isn't blocked. This sometimes stops the pump altogether. Coins, etc..If the noise is metallic it could mean bearings...Check the pump via the small door at floor level...Mind the water inside the machine. You may be able to drain first with a small hose which is inside the pump access door.....Nomess
Posted on Apr 18, 2010
If its on a pedistal then that will raise your center of gravity and cause the unit to be less sturdy during a spin. It could also be due to a weak floor. You may want to try a product called "shake away pads". The probably sell them at like home depot or lowes. They will run you about 40 bucks but they just go under the legs and help absorb some shock. Good luck _MJ_
Posted on Apr 27, 2010
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
This sounds very much like the belt is slipping/broken Belts are not expensive- sorry I do not know how much yours would cost- and are easy to be changed by a competent person:-
REMOVE POWER FROM THE MACHINE AND REMOVE THE BACK.
The motor support bolts should be loosened and the old belt removed. Often putting the new belt on is a bit of a struggle, even with the motor 'loose', because it is new and smaller!
Once on it should be tensioned by pulling the motor against the belt firmly- but not over tight- and the motor support bolts tightened.
ON NO ACCOUNT SHOULD ANY FORM OF LEVERAGE BE USED TO TENSION THE BELT. THAT COULD LEAD TO DAMAGE TO THE BELT, MOTOR AND BEARINGS- EXPENSIVE!
If it turns out to be the motor, it is false economy to just have the brushes changed. Experience of others is that the brushes may only last months unless, that is, the motor is totally refurbished.
Hope this is your problem solved.
Posted on Feb 20, 2011
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