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My 8 year old Whirlpool Calypso washer started whining continuously at medium pitch and fairly loudly during agitation in the wash cycle. This noise is much less evident during the spin cycle or rinse cycle when there is little agitator back and forth type motion. Diagnostics look O.K. but nutation test usually produces a particularly loud clunk sound. Please advise. Thanks.

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Check the U joint. Its located under the agitator. Its the most common problem with the older calypsos.

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