OK. I started the machine at the `quick wash` setting. After the door locked, the humming or buzzing started and i was able to hold both the hot and cold input right by the machine. It certainly didn`t feel like there was a vibration there. It is difficult to tell, but the noise seems to be coming from in front of the motor, but for obvious reasons I`m reluctant to go sticking my hand into that area!
One other point - when the noise started the other day, the machine had filled and was starting to wash. Then it stopped and the buzzing began. It was full of water. We were able to open the door and take out the wet clothes and bail a certain amount of water out. But now, regarless of the setting, it just buzzes when I start it.
The water is on for sure and we have good pressure through the house.
Is there a separate motor for the water pump out. The buzzing is not accompanied by a smell, so I don`t think it is a short circuit.
As I said earlier the machine did go through a couple of cycles before this problem started.
Perhaps another point, the machine was shut off for the winter, I did drain it according to instructions and as I mentioned it did go through a few cycles after I started it up.
I appreciate your help.