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Mav6000aww, very loud grinding noise

Makes a loud grinding noise when agitating & spinning. Noise gets louder as spinning speed increases. Took off the front panel & found nylon chards on the metal plate that the transmission sits on. I tried to tilit it up to look underneath & it has a lot oil grease all over the bottom (although not dripping). Any ides?

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if your washer has a slight rumble noise when on the spin then it is most likely that your bearings are on there way out,what it is is the bearings have grease in them and once the bearings start to go this grease starts to leak into the drum which is what the brown spots are it also leaks at the back around the bearing at the back of your outer drum and also leaks onto the floor this will need fixing by a domestic appliance engineer but it is sometimes cheaper to replace the washing machine

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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if you pop off the top of the agitator where you put the softner and look in side,you will see a bolt its a 1/2 inch un do that and it will come off.

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Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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It is probably the same problem because it is trying to drain during the spin cycle. My machine sounded as though a chain wis clanking, the solution was removing a coin caught in the drain pump. Access the pump from the bottom of the machine. 4 screws hold the mounting bracket on undo those, the electrical connection and two hose to the pump. Undo three screws holding impeller to motor and coin can fall out. Examine for damage if it is not too tore up, put back together. Keep in mind that when you unclamp the hoses that water will come out.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Grinding noise during agitation on washing machine

check water pump

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Agitator now moving VERY slow one way, making loud grinding noise

Hi, this is a bad transmission gear box that is stripped at the moment. i recommend purchasing a agitator kit and a new transmission Assembly and clutch as well. this will fix your issues

Posted on May 21, 2009

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