Question about Washing Machines
Sounds like a noisy bearing
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have a PAV2300 and I recently experienced a grinding noise. Turned out to be the pump pully has a sleve between the pully and the bearing that has slid out of position and was grinding against the base of the pump. You could see where it had ground the paint away. I took the pump out and using a small bladed screwdriver, wedged it between the selve and the base of the pump and working my way around it several times, managed to press it back into place. On the PAV2300 the pump is in the back of the unit. Looking at the picture the sleve is between that pully and the black base. Hope this helps. Good luck :)
Posted on Feb 28, 2007
It's hard to pinpoint it from your description. But it might be either the motor coupler, or transmission. Does it agitate alright with no noise? It could be center shaft bearings too if it only makes the noise in spin. Either way, with transmission, or center shaft bearings, the transmission needs to be removed. The motor coupler is a lot easier. It's what drives everything and is used instead of a belt. If the rubber is worn out, it can make an awful noise. If this helps, please rate my answer. Thank you.
Posted on Jan 07, 2010
You are right!
Bearings have to be replaced. Replace with the same type and design. All the bearings connected to the washer center shaft has to be replaced at the same time with new set.
Replace the water seals also connected to this. Check the shaft where the bearing sits, for any abrasions or metal damage.
Check the bearing housing also. While carrying out these repairs check the drive belt also. If needed replace it.
If you are happy with the machine outer body and other aspects repair it and re-use it.
Posted on Apr 07, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks for the quick reply Ambari, that's exactly what I wanted to know. Atleast I'll some idea if the repair bloke is pulling a swifty. Cheers"
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 26, 2015 | Electrolux Washing Machines
Mar 15, 2013 | LG LDF7932ST Builtin Dishwasher
Jul 28, 2012 | Roper Washing Machines
Jan 26, 2011 | Washing Machines
Jul 21, 2010 | Speed Queen AWS44NW Top Load Washer
Jun 30, 2010 | Frigidaire GLTF2940ES Front Load Washer
Mar 29, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer
Sep 25, 2009 | GE Dishwashers
Nov 22, 2017 | Fisher Washing Machines
28 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!