Motor is running, but sound noisy and fast, and drum does not rotate. The the motor slows and the drum rotates, then it's not noisy. This happens when I first start the machine, then it sorts itself out after a few minutes.
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Re: Noisy machine AEG Lavamat 35600 Tumble Dryer
Check whether there is any power problem... or may be heating coil is out.... due to variation in power voltages.... or there is some problem with motor it is not rotating in it s actual speed may be due to that you are facing this problem... so just have check with the technician....
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The most likely cause is a slipping drive belt from the motor to the drum. Check the tension on the belt, but if the belt is worn, replace it. If the belt has been slipping for a period of time , it will probably be worn out.
Motor making a buzzing sound, is the motor actually turning? If so it is probably the belt.
If motor not turning, try taking the drive belt off and if the motor now runs, you may have seized drum bearings = expensive, buy a new dryer !
The most likely reason it that the electric motor is failing; the thermal protector on the motor is resetting after the motor cools down. The buzzing is due to a locked rotor in the motor while it is overheated.
Another much less likely possibility is that there is excessive drag on the drum causing the motor to overheat because it is working too hard spinning the drum. Excess drag is due to worn rollers, etc.
Try rotating the drum in the CORRECT direction by hand and see if it seems really hard to rotate. You can try this on a friend or relatives machine to see how much drag is normal.
To determine which way is the correct rotation, just start the dryer, open the door and look fast! To test, just turn it in the same direction as it was rotating before it stopped.
It is so common that the washing machine can make terrible noise in many ways and is a common fault. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that machine is vibrating when it is running then the motor /drum suspension has to be inspected. Since these fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for the noise with a good inspection lamp. Manually turn the motor and drum and listen for the noise, if so the motor bearings, the drum agitator shaft and fittings must be checked. Also the suspensions which include the shock absorbers and springs, the body clamps must be checked to be in correct alignment and not changed in position. Tightening of the mountingis also very important. Finally in most cases a drop of OIL or smear of grease on the moving parts cane solve most issues.
Ok, the motor windings are bad. the A.C. hum is a warning that the motor will sound when the windings are separated or shorting. its unable to hold a balanced current.the motor will actually stop soon if it isn't repaired.
window.google_render_ad();There are many places & parts that could be causing your Whirlpool
dryer to be noisy.
To find out what is causing the noises, you
need to find out where are the noises coming from.
Start the dryer and let it run for a while and listen to try to
pinpoint where in the dryer the noises is coming from. Once you have
an idea of the area, you will need to disconnect the dryer from the
wall outlet and take the dryer apart.
Below you will find the parts that you need to check when your
dryer is noisy. The drum baffles:
The drum baffles are use to tumble the clothes inside of
the drum, in other words, the baffles job is to separate the pieces
of laundry as the drum turns.
When the dryer is getting older and if you use the dryer a lot,
the drum baffles holding screws will become loose. Loose drum
baffles will cause noises. All you need to do, is to open the top
panel and tighten the drum baffles holding screws.
The drum support rollers:
These dryers uses four drum support rollers, tow on the
front and two on the rear. The job of the drum support rollers is to
keep the drum tumbling smooth.
When the grease on one of the rollers dry out, the roller start
to make squeaking noises and the roller bearing will start to wear
out until the bearing on the roller is gone. When the bearing on the
roller is gone, the noise will change from squeaking to a clanking
The blower wheel:
The blower wheel is use to circulate the air inside of
the dryer drum. The most common Whirlpool blower noises are cause by
something falling inside of the blower housing and hitting the
blower when the motor runs.
The Idler pulley:
The Idler pulley is use to apply the necessary tension on
the belt. There are two types of idler pulleys, the pulley with the
wheel and the pulley with the teflon slide. A bad idler pulley could
cause a Whirlpool dryer to be noisy.
The drive motor:
Worn out bearings on the motor will cause the motor to
run kind of noisy. When the motor starts making noises, the solution
to this problem is to replace the motor.
The belt on most dryers is only about1/4 inch wide. These
belts work very hard making the drum tumble. When the belt stretch
just 1/2 inch more that it supposed to, the belt will start slipping
and that could cause your Whirlpool dryer to be noisy.
As you could see, there are a lot of parts that could become
noisy in your dryer. When your dryer starts making noises, make sure
to check it out before it gets worse.
Sounds like the main drum bearings have gone, if you hold the the drum and can feel up and movement or it sounds noisy or rough when you turn it by hand then it is definately bearings gone.
Unless you know what you are doing ,I would not recommend a D.I.Y. repair.
drum bearings, check and investigate, remove drive belt and then rotate, if still noisy then yes its the drum bearings, if the noise stops when the belt removed the motor bearings are faulty
costly repair on most models, sorry
oh there is also the possibility there is something lodged within the drum cavity between the lining and the drum casing