About a day after this thing went out of warranty it started making a whining noise when the main motor is running. In the months that have passed it seems to be getting louder.
Should I replace the motor, the impeller, or something else.
I am very disappointed in this product - and Sears
The next time this bearing goes I will destroy this POS!!! And go right back to Sears and buy another and ***** and moan when it screws up!!! LOL! I'm gettin alittle jumpy...it's been over two years since the last bearing failed.
Problem is with the main pump motor bearing. Water leaking from the face seal enters the front bearing. After some time, the bearing wears out bringing on the loud noise. The motor is easy to remove but the bearing requires some time to remove. I did not have access to a press so I ground off the bearing an replaced it with a shielded 8mmx22mm type. Grainger p/n 1L001. The part is only $9 compared to over $200 for a replacement motor. It takes some time and disassembly of the dishwasher can be difficult but take your time and be ginger with the parts. The root of the problem seems to be the impeller. It screws onto the motor shaft and seems to work loose after time. Since its tightness compresses the face seal, when it loosens water can seep. No way to lock it in place after tightening. Weak design point.
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Re: whining main motor
Blueweals, on model number 66516032400 and 66516032401, there was a motor safety recall. I don't know if your model number starts or ends with these numbers, but I'm assuming so. If so, you should have had the motor replaced under a recall because of a potential fire hazard. Post back with a full model number and serial number and I will let you know if your dishwasher was included in this service flash...Catriver.
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If your washing machine is making a high-pitched whine or squealing noise while running, the main culprit is usually worn motor bearings. To check the motor bearings, remove the belt and run the motor by itself, listening for the noise. If it makes the noise, than the problem is most likely the result of worn motor bearings.
If your washing machine is making a high-pitched whine or squealing noise while running,the main culprit is usually worn motor bearings.To check the motor bearings,remove the belt and run the motor by itself,listening for the noise.If it makes the noise,than the problem is most likely the result of worn motor bearings.
Have the tranny serviced with fluid change and filter, if noise it still there it is the torque converter . Have the dealer fix it ,and have it on paper with dealer invoice when it is done. Do all this before warranty expires. IT IS NOT USUAL for any car, Toyota included, to have tranny whine!!!!!
lean washer back against wall ..pump has 2 clips holding it on and 2 clamps holding hoses on ..you may try running machine with pump clamps removed and pump pulled off motor shaft first if noise diappears continue remove hose clamps and take pump completely off clean pump if possible something is probably stuck around or behind impeller if you can't find anything but are sure it's pump problem call service ..you want to use that warranty that comes with machine
How deep do you want to get into this?It sounds like the wash pump motor bearings that are worn.You can pull the unit out flip it over and wd40 the bearings in the motor or you can replace the bearings.Try to lube them first.
I believe you will trace this noise back to the evaporator fan motor inside the freezer making the noise. If you agree that the noise is coming from the evaporator fan motor inside the freezer it is not the motor that is responsible. Your model has a Main Mother Board on the outside rear wall of the freezer down low (about 10 screws hold square cover on over board). The Main Board is causing your noisy evaporator fan motor. Use caution when handling any electronic circuit board. Follow antistatic cautions. Static electricity in your body can damage these valuable circuit boards.