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Washer squeals during wash & rinse cycles.

During wash and rinse cycles intermittently squeals. Some have a really sharp sound. During the spin cycle there is a continuous squeal.
It works fine except for the noises. Want to fix the problem before it dies

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It sounds like you're brake stator & rotor is worn and merit replacement, it would also be prudent to replace the thrust bearing as well since you'll be in the same area for the repair. The way to verify is to place the unit in spin & allow it to reach speed then open the lid. If it squeals then the repair would need to performed, if it does not then further troubleshooting would be needed. Hope this helps... Bill

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