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Making a lot of noise especially on spin cycle

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Could be a bearing problem,turn the drum slowly and listen carefully you here where sound came from.Lift the drum upwards if there are a play it bearing alright.

Posted on Nov 28, 2014

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SOURCE: MAYTAG Wahing machine model MAV6000AWQ

I believe your machine is equipped with a "snubber plate" under the transmission. A lot of Maytag top-loaders are. This is a white teflon ring that is used as the wash tub and transmission support and assists in dampening vibrations during the spin cycles. It's located on the inside case of the machine under your transmission. When the snubber goes bad they generally start to squeak. They cannot be lubricated and must be replaced. If you try to oil them, they will eventually disintegrate. The snubber costs less than $10 to purchase. I hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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SOURCE: HELLO, WSL100D0WW IS MAKING NOISE ON DRAIN/SPIN CYCLE.

Or, you have coins in your pump casing. Look on the back of the washer, and unscrew the circular port in the bottom right corner. (Keep an 8x13 baking pan underneath, water will escape once you open the chamber). Remove and change/objects from the chamber and replace the port. You should be good to go. This is actually very common for this model washer.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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SOURCE: grouling noise in the spin cycle

First, check the belt (located in the bottom of the unit) and if it shows signs of wear (black dust) and shiny sides on belt and black marks on the motor, transmission, and water pump pulleys - replace the belt. The motor is spring loaded and acts as the tensioner up to a point of too much wear on the belt.

You will need to tilt the washer about 45 degrees and prop it to keep it from going all the way over (just makes it more difficult to right it later). Pop the belt off by rotating it while pulling the belt off the edge of the transmission (larger) pulley. Again, the motor pulley is spring loaded and will flex appropriately. Reverse the process with installation of a new (exact replacement part number).

If this doesn't fix the problem, you may have to call the Maytag Repairman. They would have replaced the belt anyway and would probably charge $50 + for the belt and installation.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Off-Balance Duet Washer

spin basket surport is defective..put unit in spin without clothes do it bang and clang,,sound like train ,or airplane,,if so contact whirlpool your under warrranty for spin basket..onthejob

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SOURCE: when entering spin cycle, making a loud noise. I

Check your belt it may be lose. A lose belt will cause a squealing noise and the machine spin slower or take time to come up to full speed

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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