Question about Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag MAV7600 - loud noise on spin cycle

I have a maytag mav7600 that I purchased in 2001 that suddenly started making a very loud grinding noise when it starts in the spin cycle. I did remove all the clothes and just ran it empty to see if the tub would spin at all and it does but the noise continues. I assume it is something with the transmission but hopefully it is not the entire unit. Could it be the thrust washer assembly?

Also, if you would please explain how to get the front cover off that would be helpful!

Thanks in advance, Tod.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 283 Answers
Re: Maytag MAV7600 - loud noise on spin cycle

It's more likely something caught in the pump or bad pump. Remove the belt under the machine and check the pump pulley for noise.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

2 Answers

The washing machine started making a grinding noise during wash cycle (minor) and a much louder grinding noise during the spin cycle. Is this a bearing? and is it replacable? Maytag MAV7600

sounds like a bearing... although it could be the water pump... water pump is an easy fix... bearing is not an easy fix... take the belt off the bottom of the pump (under the machine) and see if it spins freely by turning it w/ your hand... or if it seems really stiff... if it looks good then it's def. your bearing...

Jan 15, 2010 | Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

I have a 2002 Maytag MAV7600 washer. Problem

Honestly get a new washer if you got 7 years out of an mav your ahead of the game worst machine maytag ever made, you need a timer but i wouldnt invest the time or money on an MAV

Jul 07, 2009 | Washing Machines

2 Answers

Maytag mav8600aww grinding when agitate

post your email i will send you the service manual

Jan 26, 2008 | Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

2 Answers

All my washer will do is spin no matter were In set it

The timer contacts have welded together. Replace the timer.

Jan 11, 2008 | Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

MAyatg MAV7600 BGN Top Load Washer Problem

The screeching sound could be the drain pump or something stuck between the bowls. Try turning the inner bowl by hand and listen for the noise. There should be a position on the timer, just before the spin, that allows the machine to drain before it starts to spin. Try to find the right spot and listen for the noise when only the drain pump is running. Good Luck.

Oct 31, 2007 | Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

1 Answer


lubricate the motor plate A solved rating is great motivation to continue giving expert advise........

Oct 03, 2007 | Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Atlantis MAV7700

Got to take front cover of washer to get  at the screws to take out... to get lid to lift up

Sep 15, 2007 | Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag Atlantis MAV7600 AWW

Normal brake sound in dry locations. Do you live in Arizona?

Feb 08, 2007 | Maytag LAT3600A Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag MAV7600 Top Load Washer Logo

423 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Washing Machines Experts

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Al Clark

Level 2 Expert

290 Answers

Todd Marr
Todd Marr

Level 2 Expert

77 Answers

Are you a Maytag Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides