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Noisy spin cycle

When the washer is on spin cycle it is very noisy. I have taken the bottom front pannel off to inspect when the machine is spinning and found a small amount of water leaking above the transmission and also the transmission is slinging a brown in color substance all over and around the inside pannels. The washer is only 2 years old. This is a Maytag Washer Model SAV 5710 AWW. I appreciate and Thank You for any help you can offer.

Posted by L. C. Leger on

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  • Larry66 Nov 20, 2007

    Loud unbelievable noise when the machine is on fast spin. Machine is a SAV2555aww. Thusfar we havent taken any action. My e-mail is [email protected] thank you

  • grindexman Dec 12, 2007

    I have the same problem with a unit about 2.5 years old. Noise in spin cycle sounds like it is going to take off. Occasionally drips water, now grinds in agitation during wash cycle. The last Maytag washer we had before this lasted 20+ years with only one belt change. Very disappointed. This seems like a crossbreed between a Maytag and Speed-queen & Amana. It leaked so seldom I couldn't find the source until the noise and then found it drips from above the trans and it gets slung around to the sides of the cabinet. I wonder if this is design failure and would be covered by Maytag under a special warranty...

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2007

    We purchased our "Maytag" SAV 5710 Aww in Feb. 2005 and about 5 months ago it started making a loud, grinding noise during the spin cycle of the quickest spinning cycle, but is less noisy on the slower spin cycles. Finally called a repaiman yesterday when it just became obnoxious. We spent $65 to hear our bearings are going out & it is leaking water and oil. Guy told us to run it until it siezed and then buy a Whirlpool, as this was not a "real" Maytag anyway and they don't make them anymore. Another company makes them and puts Maytag name on them. Each of our previous Maytag washers have lasted 15+ years, so we are terribly disappointed. We called the Appliance place where we bought it, but they have not yet returned our call. We are not holding our breath. Any recourse? Thanks for any help or advice anyone can offer. Has anyone had this same issue and resolved it? We were told it would cost over $300 to replace bearings. Ouch!

  • washmepls Jan 07, 2008

    We had the same problems as are described here. We have had at least 4 repair calls. The good news for us is we bought an extended warranty. These are all known problems with this model. They supposedly do not make/sell anymore because it is inferior. Ours needs so many parts to repair that the insurance company has offered to replace it with a new one instead.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    washer is noisy during spin cycle



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Hey ****, what you are hearing is the spin bearing. Maytag redesigned the bearing kit on this washer, there must of been a lot of leaks causing the bearing to go bad. They put out a service flash...TDL-0060-B. New seal and bearing kit, part number12002470. You may want to contact Maytag on this for it could be covered. I know you have 5 years warranty on the transmission and If they change that, they have to use a new seal and bearing. back.

Posted on Oct 06, 2006

  • Anonymous Oct 06, 2006

    Who ever rated this poor, take the bearing kit and put it where the sun don't shine..Catriver..




We have had all the problems each of you have mentioned above. Our repairman has also stated it is a common problem. Seems like a design flaw that somebody should be responsible for. Don't buy Maytag!

Posted on Jan 07, 2008


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Best way to tell if it is noisier than normal is to spin the drum by hand, there should be little or no noise from it.
If it is noisy or rumbling, or feels rough, then I would suspect that the drum bearings are worn and noisy.
An hour to complete a wash cycle is not abnormal, and they do do several rinses.

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