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Hoover 2300L 6.okg boss. Squeaking when agitating back& forth, not when spinning. Is this a bearing problem? & is it replacable. If so, from where in south australia? Or wherever.?




Washing machines don't usually run silently, but in most cases, a squeaking noise that occurs while the washer is agitating the clothing is not normal and signifies a problem. If the noise only happens when the washing is agitating, the problem is likely connected to the motor or your water pressure. Depending on the specific cause, you may feel comfortable fixing it yourself. Otherwise, call a professional.

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The Agitator
  • Agitators are located in the center of the drum, or basket, of top-load washing machines. Front loading washing machines do not use agitators -- instead, gravity moves the clothes from the top of the drum to the bottom. Agitators usually consist of a tall cone fitted with arms at the base. The purpose of the agitator is to rotate the clothes and soapy water around the tub to clean the clothes. The agitator itself is not usually the cause of the squeaking noise. It is powered by the drive mechanism, which consists of a motor, clutch and gears.
Motor Problems
  • A repetitive squeaking noise during the agitation cycle may signify a problem with the motor. Specifically, the belt on the motor may be wearing out. Some motors use rubber couplers, which also wear out easily. The belt is necessary for the agitator to turn, but over time, it wears thin, just like the belts in your car's motor. An easy way to test for this problem -- if you're handy -- is to take the belt off the motor and then run it. If the squeaking noise stops, the problem is indeed your belt. Of course, this means your agitator won't move. Replacing the belt should fix the problem.
Water Pressure Issues
  • The tub, or drum, fills with water right before the agitator turns on, and water continues to circulate throughout the washing process. As the tub fills and water circulates, you may hear a squeaking or squealing noise if you have high water pressure. This sound is caused by the force of the water moving through the pipes. To adjust this, turn the knobs on the hot and cold valves on the pipes that go into your washing machine.
Considerations
  • New washing machines may squeak at first as the parts "warm up," according to the GE Appliances website. The noise should disappear after five complete washing cycles have run on the machine. Unbalanced loads, overly heavy loads and loose items in the drum may also cause noise when the agitator comes on, but these things usually do not produce a squeaking sound.


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Jun 14, 2015 | Hoover Washing Machines

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The agitation does not work like it should!


I suspect u have bad agitator dogs

check THE CAM DOGS INSIDE THE AGITATOR, AS THEY WILL HINDER THE AGITATION PROCESS. However in G.E models the cam dogs are replaced with what is called an agitator coupler. (located at bottom of tub)
Remember to check the agitator spline as well. for worn broken teeth




By the way my advice is free cuz God is good!


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May 25, 2015 | Washing Machines

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Machine is working but clothes are not getting clean


Hello,
Check the agitator. you should be able to, by hand, easily turn it in one direction without turning the tub while the other direction turns the tub also. If the tub does not turn in one direction with the agitator the you need a new clutch dog assembly or the whole agitator. Hope this helps. Good Luck

Mar 12, 2011 | Estate Washing Machines

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My top load GE fills, drains, spins, but does not agitate. Agitator coupler or timer control?


The most likely cause of this is a worn out agitator coupling. To see if this is the problem with your machine. Grasp the agitator and twist back and forth. If there is movement without turning the tub you most likely need a coupling. Reach into the washer and try to turn the agitator by hand and if you can turn it freely the agitator coupling the coupler is out and it has to be replaced. ----------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

Jan 20, 2011 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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I have a GE top load washing machine. During the


there are springs under the machine that attatch to the tub in 3 to 4 places if one of these springs break it will cause the tub to bang.

Dec 22, 2009 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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I have a GE Profile Prodigy top load washing machine. Sometimes the spin cycle does not spin, sometimes it spins. It makes a clicking noise during gentle cycle


The gears maybe going out. Sometimes it is able to engage in the other direction which the spin, sometimes not. Washing machine have complex gears that in one way agitator works, and the other the gear locks to turn the whole tub. The clicking noise is probably the locking mechanism in the gears that has caused the whole intermittent problem.

Jul 01, 2009 | GE Profile Prodigy WPSE4200A

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GE washer WJSR4160G0WW agitation is way too fast & hard


check the 4 rubber cords at the top of the tub. If the washer has been moved they may need to be adjusted, you can see them by looking between the top of the tub and the top cover. You can turn them with your hand, and you may need to tighten them after.

Jun 07, 2009 | GE WJSR4160DWW Top Load Washer

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GE Top load washer.


Hello rschneeweis
Welcome,

Sounds like a seal or drain hose is leaking or the clamp on a hose has vibrated loose.

Water leaking out the bottom of the machine when washing machine begins agitation cycle. If the machine is turned off the water stops leaking even with the tub full of water.

Let me know if you found it and how you do.

Huuum
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Oct 04, 2008 | GE WBSR3140D Top Load Washer

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