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I have a whirlpool ultimate care washer model# lsr8233eq1. when it goes into the spin cycle, it makes a horrible gringing noise. it sounds as if some one is cutting a pipe with a hack saw. can some one give me any advice???

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It might be due to
1.overload..
2. clothes not put in seperately..you might have put it as heap

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