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Washer makes grinding noise

While washing the machine macke a sound as tough gears are not meshing properly. it still agitates but when it goes to spin it goes very slow

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Many of the Maytags have had a problem with the pump bearing. This is what it sounds like. Tilt the washer back. Look underneath and take the belt off. The pulley on the pump is metal. try turning with your hand both ways. If it grinds that is problem. Let me know if need more info.

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