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Washer makes a loud noise while trying to spin

The washer doesn't have a problem filling or draining. When in the spin or agitate cycle, it just makes a very loud noise and will not do anything. This is a direct drive unit and doesn't have a belt to tighten. I'm not sure what it is. Can you help.

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Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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The problem most likely what it sounds like is the motor coupler which cost somewhere around 20 bucks from a repair store or parts place. the motor coupler sits between the motor and the transmission and transfers motion from one to the other if its making a loud clicking sound that sounds like gears then thats it and you'll be surprised to see that its simply made out of rubber and plastic. Its a little bit of an advanced repair make sure to unplug the washer because u will have to drop the motor off to take the coupler off the transmission parts required flattip phillips head 1/4 nutdrive and something to put over the coupler to bang onto the motor and to the transmission. Gl its really not that hard a professional can do it in about 15 minutes it might take u an hour maybe make sure to take the whole cabinet off do not try to take it apart from the back

Posted on Mar 20, 2007

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