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Humming or buzzing during wash and spin cycles.

I have a maytag (quiet series 400) top load washer and it just started making a humming sound when it starts the wash cycle and when it starts the spin cycle. what causes this and how can it be fixed? The washer is only 2 1/2 years old.

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It's the motor that makes the humming sound..it may have difficulty in starting..when starting like this the motor draws more current and this may cause the windings to burn out..try reducing the load..if the sound disappears then indeed the capacity of the motor is deteriorating...take out motor and clean bushing and lubricate.. also realign belt ..

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