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Chas, Home Appliance Technician
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My washing machine makes a terrible noise during the spin cycle.

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My washing machine makes a terrible noise during the spin cycle. What is broken? Model MAV7600AWW

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Does it sound like grinding noises or a banging type noise?




Customer: replied 4 years ago.

It's more like a loud high pitched whining.

I worked for MAYTAG for many years and I know this machine very well, you have a bad tub bearing in the unit, they make a repair kit for this, not easy to install but it does come with installation instructions... You can order the kit by clicking on the blue link below..

Click here for the correct part for your unit.

Repair Clinic offers a 365 day no question ask return policy, so if the repair does not work you can return the part to them for a full refund, yes this even includes electronic parts that many other part suppliers will not allow to be returned.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Do I need the whole kit or just the bearing? Is this something I should hire a repair person to do if I don't have much experience with appliance repair?

All the pieces in the kit all go in the same area and since they have to be removed to install the seal/bearing they need to be repaced also, I personally would have a company repair it unless you are very mechanically inclined, labor to install this is going to be about $130-$150...
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