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Squeaky, noisy washing machine

My front-loading washing machine is making some nasty squeaking (and slight grinding) noises whenever it starts to spin. Does something need to be oiled? Is this a belt problem? Do I need to call a repairman? And my washer will soon break if I do not? I'm pretty handy, but not very familiar with washing machines, so any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  • Manuz Feb 09, 2008

    I found something online that suggested that this might be a belt problem. If so, how do I change the belts on a front-loading Maytag model? Should I just call a repairperson? Help! I've got two young kids and don't want them to be wearing dirty clothes if the washer goes kaput!

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Belts are an easy change. You access from the back of the machine. 3 or 4 screws take off the plate whihc will expose the belt. BE SURE TO UNPLUG 1st! so you don't get scocked

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