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Washing machine making a clicking noise.

After the washing machine got done the cloths were still in need of rinsing. Set the dial back to rinse and pulled it out to start it. There is a loud clicking noise coming from underneath and the machine will not start. I hear the motor, and also it starts to drain water for a split second once you turn it on. But otherwise it is just making a loud clicking noise and doing nothing.

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    My HE3 front load washer won't spin. I hear a clicking sound almost like a playing card clicking on bike spokes, but the drum doesn't turn. I've stopped the machine and restarted it. Now I'm getting an F02 error message. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    Please help!
    I turned my servis washing machine on today and the green power light came on, then I turned the dial to wash, and then when I pressed the start button the green light stared flickering and the washing machine was making a funny clicking noise. Then the green power light just went off and now it won't work!! Does anyone know why this might have happened??
    Thanx April


  • 9lives359 Nov 07, 2008

    I have the same problem as listed by rebgary. I really hate to call a repair man as I am on a very fixed income. Can anyone give me a step by step on how to troubleshoot the simple things? I am a single mom and I don't know much about washers.

  • oh jee Jan 26, 2009

    Hello can anyone please help?

    There does not seem to get water in the machine and it makes a clicking noise. It tries to extract the water in the end, that works fine. Also the soap drawer is emptied, so there is still water going through....



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The problem most likely is something stuck in the water port of the drain pump. My machiine would not empty once and I found a 12 penny nail that had made its way from the drum though the drain line to the the pump, where it was wedged against the impellers that spins to draw out the water through the pump. The pump is located in the front right bottom of the machine and accessible by reoving the lower front panel, It is held in place by 4 small screws and is connected to the drain lines. Disconnect the plug for the outlet, then disconnect the power connection from the pump. Disconnect the drainlines after removing as much water possible from the drum as the water will come out of these liines when you remove them. Remove the pump, open the cover to see the impeller and hopefully the bobby pin, nail, screw, or whatever else is stuck there will be visible and easily removed. Put the pump cover back on, replace the drain lines and screws, and reconnect the power connection to the pump. Then do a better job checking your pockets.

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My washing machine works fine until it gets to the spin cycle. The it makes this clicking sound and makes the power in house dim and come back on several times. I think it might be in the dial... But have no clue about this... It is a Kenmore top loader. I can puch knob in and pull it back out then it works fine spining. But once it stops and starts rinsing again and goes to spin out again it does it again.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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The problem is that the sump is full of penneys and nails and screws etc. left in posckets. Pull down the flap on the front lower section of the machine, put down a towel and unscrew the filter. Water will run out but only a small amount, approx a cup or two. You will more than likely find it full of debris like nails and change. Stick you fingers in and claar around the inside and put the filter back in place. This should sort the problem

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I have a beko the motor was making a clicking noise and when it was time to spin the power in the house blew..... to fix this i emptyed the water out pulled a clear bit of plastic from within the motor and cleaned out the water pump of all debry ie curtain hooks 20p, and fluff from new school jumpers runs like a brand new washer now champion

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

This might not solve the problem, but I had a banging, clanging, clicking sound when the machine tried to agitate or spin, and discovered that the nuts attaching the tumbler to spinner support were loose. It was a simple fix. I just unscrewed the back blades inside the tumbler, took them off, tightened the nuts, and replaced the blades. All the work was done from inside the tumbler. There was no need to take the machine apart to get to the insides. Prem

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Possible your outlet filter is blocked. This requires cleaning depending on your usage. Clean this out and refit. Good luck. Plug off the wall first.

Posted on Sep 01, 2007

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