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Hi y'all! I recently aquired set of Neptune W&D. Washer is a TL and has 2 problems: 1. When washer goes into the spin mode, it sounds like a freight train going by. VERY LOUD...like maybe the bearings in the motor are shot...heavy metallic growling/grinding noise. 2. Now today it only spins at about half speed.

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Them are junk...Lol sorry but yes in the back where the pulley is there is a bearing and you have to replace the whole thing a 500$ part

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In the Sticky: Neptune TL Washer FAV6800AWW 5 post down you will find a link to the Service Manual. You absolutely need the Service Manual to DIY issues with the machine. It's not the best SM but will get you started. I also have repair post in that sticky to help with the most common issues that I have helped owners with. I'm an owner of a FAV6800AWW top load machine.


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It sounds like the Outer Bearings are going due to a leaky Tub Seal. Bothe can be repaired and have done on this site. This site has no way to reference past post to machine issues.

I have helped owners of theFAV6800A and FAV9800A machines here but I prefer a tru DIY site.

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Test the lid switch
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Test the transmission

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If you start a spin only cycle do you hear the grinding noise?

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Any additional info will help in troubleshooting…..Rich

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