Question about Whirlpool Washing Machines
When I moved my washing machine out to clean under it, I found what appeared to be oil and black grease. The oil was dry and the size was about 8"x12" (oval). The grease was about 3"x4". It's also been making a lot of noise when it's going through a spin cycle. With the oil and grease leak, it doesn't sound to promising. I'm hoping I can repair it myself. I pretty handy, besides, I can't afford a new one. Rosanne
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Posted on Mar 02, 2013
The oil and grease is probably from the transmission and yes you might be able to replace it. Get your make andmodel number and go to www.repairclinic.com. It is a very good site for finding pictures and parts of appliances. The parts are as cheap as you will find them. If the oil/grease is from the transmission, it will eventually fail. Fix it now or fix it later. Your choice.
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It is so common that the washing machine can make
terrible noise in many ways and is a common fault. In all occasions it is
important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the
identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that machine is
vibrating when it is running then the motor /drum suspension has to be
inspected. Since these fittings are located on the underside of the machine it
is important that you look for the noise with a good inspection lamp. Manually
turn the motor and drum and listen for the noise, if so the motor bearings, the
drum agitator shaft and fittings must be checked. Also the suspensions which
include the shock absorbers and springs, the body clamps must be checked to be
in correct alignment and not changed in position. Tightening of the
mounting is also very important. Finally
in most cases a drop of OIL or smear of grease on the moving parts cane solve
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