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my maytag washer makes a really loud noise while it spins...

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Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Edward replied 6 years ago.

HelloCustomer

Thank you for asking your question on Just Answer. This is a common problem caused when the bearings in the tub need replacing. The seals will often leak and cause the bearings to go bad. This will cause the washer to make a horrible noise when the washer goes into spin. If it is an older washer most will reccomend that the washer be replaced. The repair is very difficult and expensive. I would not reccomend that repair be done as a do it yourself project since the washer has to be almost completely disassembled to replace the seals and bearings. Sorry to say if the washer is not leaking now it will start leaking soon.



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Experience: Small and large Appliance Technician, Electronic Tech., Handyman, 40+ years ex
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The washer is only 4 years old..about how much would it cost to have this fixed?
Expert:  Edward replied 6 years ago.
What is the model number of the washer?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
pav3240aww
Expert:  Edward replied 6 years ago.

The Hub seal & bearing kit can be purchased for about $55 but the labor is the killer. You can expect it to cost anywhere from $250 to $350 for the labor, depending on who does the repair. This is a common problem with the Maytag washer. After it is repaired you can expect to need the same thing in 3 or 4 years. This is a very labor intensive repair. It requires almost a complete disassembly and reassembly.


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Regards,

Edward

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thank you Edward for your time and Me being a single woman I did not have a clue as to what was happening and never would have thought it would cost that much..Thank you for the heads up..I very much appreciate you helping me


Kristine
Expert:  Edward replied 6 years ago.

Thank you for the accept. Sorry I did not have better news. Maytag dependability is not what it used to be. If you have additional questions I will be glad to answer them. I hope you will return to Just Answer again. Please tell your friends about Just Answer. In the future you can request me personally if you wish.

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