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My maytag atlantis top loader makes a loud rough noise while agitating.

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  • riza18 May 06, 2010

    the model number is mav6260aww

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Hi there,

Well first of all you can check out the Belts - there are two belts. If a belt is broken or badly worn, you need to replace it with a genuine belt from the manufacturer. 
After then you can check bearing most of the time or more likely the transmission is going. Look to see if you have any oil leaking out of the transmission. If so, see if you can replace the seal that is leaking before the transmission goes completely. You can please tell us the brand and the model number for detailed solution......

Good Luck!!

Thanks

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