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GE Washer is Making Loud Noise

WHRE5260E1WW

The 9 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Washer is making loud noise are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

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Tub Bearing - Part # 279136 Mfg Part # WH2X1198

Tub Bearing

RepairClinic Item # 279136

If the washer is making a loud noise the tub bearing might need to be replace. This is a very involved repair and will require disassembling most of the washer. The manufacturer recommends that if possible the complete outer tub and bearing be replaced rather than attempting to replace just the bearing in the tub. If the bearing is bad the problem is going to get worse very quickly and so either the drum and bearing will need to be replaced or the washing machine.

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Tub Bearing - Part # 1394382 Mfg Part # WH02X10265

Tub Bearing

RepairClinic Item # 1394382

If the washer is making a loud noise the tub bearing might need to be replace. This is a very involved repair and will require disassembling most of the washer. The manufacturer recommends that if possible the complete outer tub and bearing be replaced rather than attempting to replace just the bearing in the tub. If the bearing is bad the problem is going to get worse very quickly and so either the drum and bearing will need to be replaced or the washing machine.

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Pulley - Part # 281185 Mfg Part # WH7X126

Pulley

RepairClinic Item # 281185

If the washer is making a loud noise the drive pulley may be worn out. If the drive pulley is loose or wobbling it will need to be replaced

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Drive Belt - Part # 3481 Mfg Part # WH1X2026

Drive Belt

RepairClinic Item # 3481

If the washer is making a loud noise the drive belt might be defective. Over time the drive belt will dry out and start cracking, eventually a piece of the belt can break off resulting in a loud noise whenever the motor is running.

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Transmission - Part # 279566 Mfg Part # WH38X10002

Transmission

RepairClinic Item # 279566

If the washer is making a loud noise the transmission might be worn out or defective. There are many other more likely causes for noise from a washer. If the noise turns out to be caused by the transmission it may have to be replaced.

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Drain Pump

RepairClinic Item # 908512

If the washer is making a loud noise the drain pump might be going bad or might have something caught in it. Remove the drain pump from the washer and inspect it carefully. Look for anything that might be caught in it, a piece of wire, plastic, etc. If nothing is wrong with the pump, but it's still noisy it will have to be replaced.

 

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Drain Pump - Part # 3015301 Mfg Part # WH23X10030

Drain Pump

RepairClinic Item # 3015301

If the washer is making a loud noise the drain pump might be going bad or might have something caught in it. Remove the drain pump from the washer and inspect it carefully. Look for anything that might be caught in it, a piece of wire, plastic, etc. If nothing is wrong with the pump, but it's still noisy it will have to be replaced.

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Drive Motor - Part # 963689 Mfg Part # WH20X10019

Drive Motor

RepairClinic Item # 963689

If the washer is making a loud noise the drive motor bearings may have worn out. Washer motors are normally almost silent when they run. If the motor is run without a belt hooked up to it and it's loud it will have to be replaced.

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Water Inlet Valve - Part # 1159233 Mfg Part # WH13X10024

Water Inlet Valve

RepairClinic Item # 1159233

If the washer is noisy or loud, particularly when the washer is filling, the water inlet valve may be at fault. The noise can be caused by a restriction in the valve from mineral deposits. If it is the water inlet valve that's loud during the fill cycle it will need to be replaced. It is not safe to take apart these valves as they can fail and flood after disassembly.

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