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I have a 7 year old Amana NAV5800AW. It just started making a noise similar to a bearing going bad during the spin cycles. No vibration or malfunctioning of any of the other cycles. Haven't taken the service/front panel off yet to isolate the source of the sound. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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Is it spinning while making the noise?<br /> <br /> <a rel='nofollow' href="mailto:imufo2@sbcglobal.net">imufo2@sbcglobal.net</a><br />

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

  • wiener718 Sep 04, 2010

    Yes, the noise appears to also occur during the wash cycle, but not as loud.

  • Leo Ponder
    Leo Ponder Sep 04, 2010

    If the noise happens during the spin and during the agitation too (even tho not as bad)
    Unfortunately this could only be the main transmission and tub bearing,especially
    if the noise has a deep grinding sound.
    Unfortunately Amana and Maytag have this problem a lot.
    Economically I would not fix it but it probably can be used until it leaks.

    If this was helpful please rate me.
    IMUFO2
    Leo Ponder Appliance-Tyler,Texas
    imufo2@sbcglobal.net

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