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MAyatg MAV7600 BGN Top Load Washer Problem

When the spin cycle starts we hear a screeching sound coming from the machine.  My repairman said I need to replace the pump. After reading this forum, I see that answers to this problem were varied. Is replacing the pump the solution?  If so, where can I buy this part?  Also, is the machine safe to use?

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  • Mom of five Nov 04, 2007

    The pump did need to be replaced. Bobby pins were stuck inside the pump and sort of melded to the inner parts. The repairman showed me the part and told me that even if he could remove the pins the pump would need to be resealed professionally by the factory. Oh well, I'm out $200....but at least the clothing is being washed!!!

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The screeching sound could be the drain pump or something stuck between the bowls. Try turning the inner bowl by hand and listen for the noise. There should be a position on the timer, just before the spin, that allows the machine to drain before it starts to spin. Try to find the right spot and listen for the noise when only the drain pump is running. Good Luck.

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