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XL washer is shaking and making a loud noice in the spin

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cycle mode. The noise is...
XL washer is shaking and making a loud noice in the spin cycle mode. The noise is just starting recently and the washer is level.
JA: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Bravos XL top loading. Model MVWB850YG bought November 2011.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Nothing beyond trying to re relevel.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Joel Swenson,
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Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

If its making a loud roaring noise in spin and shaking then unfortunately the spin bearing is shot and is very common on those units when they get some age on them. If you want to do the work yourself I have provided all the information to do so below.

click here to open the bearing replacement training guide

click here for a video showing how to replace the bearing

here is the special bearing tool you will need Bearing Driver W10447783 - click here

and here is the bearing kit you will need to order

Tub Seal and Bearing Kit W10435302 - click here

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