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Maytag A511 has worked faithfully for 26 years.

My Maytag A511 washer has worked faithfully for 26 years. It's never had anything done to it, not even a belt replacement. Now it is making a grating err-err...err-err...err-err noise during the wash and rinse cycles (whenever the agitator is active). What is likely to be the problem?

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Either the engine or the drum bearing are worn out and the rotor/drum is touching the stator/tub. It's normal wear and since replacement parts are no longer fabricated i think it's time to buy a new one.

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