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Noisy spin cycle

Maytag mav8555aww is about 2-3 years old ,when in spin cycle ,{only} very loud noise like { bearing }

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How do I get the spin bearing out?

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Re: noisy spin cycle

The spin bearing is the culprit. Water works down through the tub seal onto the bearing.

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