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Washer make a clicking noise

My washing machine makes a clicking noise during the wash cycle. Everything works normal except for when the agitater turns counter clockwise during the wash cycle. No problems during the wash cycle when the agitater turns clockwise. Also no problems during the final spin cycle which turns counter clockwise. I only bought my washer 4 years ago. Thank you.

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  • Jason Zurenda Dec 01, 2006

    I pulled off the agitator and found some pennies lodged in there but the noise still continued. Even with the agitator off the clicking noise would continue in the counter clockwise motion but not in the clockwise motion. Maybe something is wrong with a gear in the transmission for the counterclock wish motion.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Noise whist during wash cycle sounds like bearing noise

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Noise during wash cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    During wash cycle makes beeping noise

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    may tag washing machine started making loud noise during night. I unplugged it and its still making a loud noise when not in use.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    During spin the machine makes clicking noise

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Turns on, timer counts down, lot of clicking doesn't fill or spin

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    During washing cycle, it sounds normal in one direction, but makes a grinding noise (what I would call) return. Suggestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    buzzing noise when plugged in, my aunt says the washer turns on at night. but when I when to check what the problem was. I noticed that as soon as I plug the cord in, a buzzing noise starts and wont stop. I turn the cycle nob to any of the cycles and it doesn't do anything. no a single thing.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    It washes clothes good but shakes badly during spin cycle and clothes are too wet. it worked great for the first year or two.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Clicking noise during agitation cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Eeverytime the washing machine hits 21 minutes in duration it then jumps back up to 25 minutes.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    high squealing noise

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    model WPRE6100GWT

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    machine is working but makes loud noices during wash cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    THE WASH CYCLE SEEMS TO START BUT THE DRUM DOESN'T START TURNING. IT STOPS MAKING NOISE AND THE COUNTER JUST COUNTS DOWN TO 0. IT HASN'T WORKED SINCE THE FUSE BOARD WAS TRIPPED, I ASSUME BY THE WASHING WACHING FAULT.

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Zoobs, you could have something stuck under the agitator. The agitator will pull straight off. Grip it on each side and pull up hard, but don't hit yourself in the face. If that don't work, try slipping a belt under it and pull. Check for something caught under it. Another possibility could be the nylon suspension rod socket supports in the back. They will make a noise during agitation if they are dry. Put a little 3 in 1 oil to quite them down. Take the front panel off and check the pulley and belt, see if anything is out of whack. I also often find the motor support hitting the bottom panel during agitation making noise. Take the front panel off and observe during agitation. See if the support is striking the bottom. If so, just bend the bottom panel down. Catriver..post back.

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