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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

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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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SOURCE: Grinding noise during agitation on washing machine

check water pump

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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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SOURCE: Grinding sound during agitation cycle on my Maytag Performa

Its probably you stator plate and rotor. But you need special tools for this repair. There a spring that is under 200 pounds of pressure and if you take the screws off that hold the plate its going to fly into you face if your dont use the special tools to depress the spring. Is it more of a clanking kinda of noise? DOes it olnly happen with heavy loads? Try this out. Fill the washer with water only. and get it into a wash cycle with water only. If there is no noise then put in like a load of towels. A heavy load. Now if you hear the noise now then its for sure you stator plate and rotor..hope this helps, but like i said you need those special tools to do this repair or injury can result from the spring part.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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