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Frigidaire top-load washer Loud noise during spin

Our 8-9 year old Frigidaire top-load washer with the plastic drum (FWS445RFS1?) makes a loud howling noise during the spin cycle, but it does not last the entire cycle. The sound is like taking a hose and spinning hard over your head. It sounds like a really loud UFO is in the area! It does it every time, but it takes about 60-90 seconds of spin before the noise starts and then after a few minutes you hear a "click" and the noise stops completely The machine continues to spin for a several more minutes and works fine, but its really noisy. Other posts seem to indicate a bad bearing, but if that were the problem, why would it start and stop so abruptly, especially with the sound stopping right after the click?

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Re: Frigidaire top-load washer Loud noise during spin

Its either the upper spin bearing or lower spin bearing. the upper can be replaced by itself but the lower requires the transmission the be replaced

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