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The washing unit makes a high pitched loud noise

In the spin cycle the washing unit makes a lo9uder clank and then a high pitched noise as it spins.

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  • mgrei001 May 26, 2008

    There doesnt appear to be anything in any of the holes in teh spin tube, I shook it around and spun it manually and didnt hear anything, it sounds like it maybe coming from the motor buyt Im not sure. It doesnt get hot or smell like anything is burning

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    i may have this same problem but it smells like a belt got burn or something. there is a click when it does the spin cycle but it isnt in sync with the bowl so i am wondering if this is a problem with a motor or belt or what

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Check to see if you have a bra underwire or nail stuck in the spin tub. Look around inside the tub looking for something stuck in one of the holes. Dont use the machine until you find the problem or you cut the tub in half with like a nail or screw and then the machine has to be rebuilt $$$$

You may have other problems, However start here. Let me know if you have other questions

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