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Ticking/chirping sound during slow spin

My washer is about 3 years old and gets heavy use (family of 5, including 3 small boys wearing cloth diapers...not all at once mind you, but sequentially). In the past month a noise has started during the wash cycles. It can best be described as a ticking or chirping sound at ~1 second intervals when the washer is in slow spin, or agitation mode. The noise stops during the fast spin out. The noise does not occur at all if I manually rotate the tub when it is not washing or if I run the washer without anything in it. Washing performance does not seem to be affected, but the noise is annoying and I am nervous that it indicates a more significant problem developing. Any help, advice, suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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It will more than likely be a bra wire stuck between inner and outer drum it will only sound when clothing is in it due to the weight of clothing and water so it wont be heard with just water init or by pushing it around by hand only thing u can really do is eiether strip it yourself or by getting an engineer in but what i would do is leave it after a while it will dislodge itself and go into the pipe underneath the washer in the pipe that is in the middle of the drum check this when the sound stops love

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