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Very loud spin cycle

Maytag Neptune MAH5500BWW very loud spin cycle. I check the parts list and there is no bearing listed. The belt still has grooves in it. there is black dust in the bottom of belt compartment. What else could it be?

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The link below, courtesy of www.repairclinic.com, shows that the rear bearing comes with the outer tub only and is very pricey! I have been unable to find a service agency that offers just the bearing. Very aggravating. www.maytag.com would be a good place to define your issue.

http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-MAH5500BWW-%3d%3di1119942&PartID=1119942

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If you get a very loud noise coming from the machine, and this noise is louder when it spins faster, then it is often because of a problem with the drum bearing.

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To replace the part you take apart machine, undo the belt and depending on the model you may need to remove more parts.

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