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It sounds like it is coming from underneath. I actually took the screens off because we have pretty hard water and they were clogging by the minute.
I'll listen again, but what if it is not the water valve?
The model is a LSQ9110LW0 whirlpool.
I do have a volt meter. I am not sure about how to remove the cabinet, I think there is a video on you-tube that I can check out.
I have to leave for a few hours.
I'm back on line and am going to see about taking off the cover.
I think I found part of the problem. When I changed out the transmission, it looks like either I did not tighten the bolts all the way on the plate that attaches to the transmission that then allows the motor to be cliped on to the plate. There was a bolt inside the motor and looks to have caused a short in the motor. I took out the screw, but when turning it on, I get a humming sound from the motor and then after a few seconds, it clicks off. I am not sure whether I destroyed the motor or it has something to do with the water valve.
I'll have to attempt to fix it more tomorrow.
If you can tell me how to trouble shoot the motor, or the water valve, I have the cover off now.
The washer stopped spinning but if you spun it by hand, it would eventually catch on and continue spinning. I asked several people and they recommended that it was the transmission.
I changed the transmission and it worked great for 2 weeks and just last friday is when we got the 1/2 fill and buzz sound.
I think that the bolt worked it self lose and then got in the windings. It appears to be shorted out - I'll have to check it with a meter tonight, but that is my guess. The water valve may be bad too, but at this point, I am pretty sure the motor is fried. I pulled the bolt out and it had some melted copper on it.
I'll let you know.
Ok, replaced the motor and the water valve. Still only filling 1/2 way. Could I have fried the water switch?
I don't know what to do at this point.