Loud noise during spin cycle Kenmore Elite model 110.20952991
Spin cycle sound like the basket is hitting the side sheets and makes a terrible noise. I don't see the side sheets actually move but it's the best explanation of the sound. It's a Kenmore Elite model 110.20952991. Any help would be great.
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Lol, the spin cycle on them is so powerful it will walk around your uitlity closet. Unly suggestion is to use wood or some other wedge to make a tight squeeze between the machine and the wall. This will keep the spin from allowing the machine to move or make loud noises.
sometimes the agitator gets loose, causing the drum to sway to far all over the place.make sure its tight , remove the softener dispenser (manual nut), then tighten the metal nut that holds the agitator down
With the lid open, set the cycle to spin and press the lid switch button with a pen. Wait until the drum gets to full speed and release the lid switch. If the drum makes a knocking/ thumping noise and doesn't stop spinning within 2-3 seconds, the basket drive block is worn and needs to be replaced. (The basket drive block is located on the gearcase drive shaft, under the tub and agitator) If this has been happening for a long time you may need to replace the brake and drive tube assembly as well.
Basket drive block part number is 389140
If that's not it, let me know and I will try to help you further. Good luck!
is it more like a roar or a train going by? if so your rear tub bearing is going out. very expensive have to replace the tub, basket, spinner ring and shaft and seals about 4 hrs for an exprienced tech to do took me 7 hrs to do for the first time. but it will be very close to $1000 to have done not much less to do it yourself.
ckd your warranty papers sounds like rear drum support(spider) has broken will require new basket and rear drum half est cost 400-600 spider is not a separate part and rear bearing is probably damaged that too is not a separate part and require rear tub replacement
I would take body of washer find out where noise coeing from.. got 2 screws in each side of head, flip head up and take clamps off .. pull whole body off washer run thu cycle and see if ya can locate the noise.. sometimes water pumps get something in them that well make weird noises.. but are in all cycles.
If the washer is making a squealing noise, the problem is more likely to be the basket drive. If it is more like a rattling sound, the centerpost bearings are probably worn out.
Open machine's rear panel and spin the basket manually by turning the drive pulley, to find out from where exactly the noise come from. Defective part should be replaced.
Good luck !!