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We had a Tech come out and said we need a new Outer drum. Machine is still working but, loud. WIth labor it is 792.00 to fix through Maytag at Sears

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Sears is actually one of the highest appliance repair sevices if you want to cut some money off the price shop around smaller companies with knowledgeable technicians will save you over 100.00

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Check your owner's manual to see what kind of warranty you have on this part. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you as this is an expensive repair!
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