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Loud whirring sound

During the spin cycle there is a loud whirring sound, it is spinning, however the water does not completely drain out.... if you shake the basket, you can hear the water......

could there be something stuck in the filter/pump and/or out of balance/spring broke????

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  • cbcaj Apr 05, 2008

    Thanks for the info.....
    I removed a substantial amount of water from the discharge line using a shop vac.
    I opened the front of the machine, the black rubber part of the discharge hose was
    twisted and flat, it had come off of the plastic bracket... It has lost
    it's shape and remains flimsy and twisted even after removing and
    repositioning it.
    The spin cycle completes but there is water still left in the machine...also when the lid is lifted the tub stops abruptly.... could this be the "idler or tension pulley" that is the problem?.... the belt is in tact and appears to be in good shape.

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No problem withthe water they sometimes use a water ring for balance, or you may be hearing water reaming in the pump and hose areaa, its always there. as far as not spinning completly you may need to replace the belt or the idler(tension pulley), two 5/16 screw along the very bottom of unit will gai you access to see inside the machine

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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    Ron Coons Apr 06, 2008

    sonds as if your not draining quick enough, is your standpipe clear,??? stopping abruptly is the brake kicking in def normal for this machine, i would look into the tension spring, pulley, blet oi be the issue, ive seen where the pulley has slipped off its mount adn the belt is holding tension between the pulley post.

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