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Maytag Washer is Making Loud Noise

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The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer is making loud noise are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer is making loud noise

Cause 1Drive Pulley

The drive pulley might be worn out, cracked, loose or bent. Remove the drive pulley and inspect it carefully. If the drive pulley is damaged or defective, replace it.

Parts
Drive Pulley for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drive Pulley - Part # 1042142 Mfg Part # 12002213

Washing machine transmission pulley (or drive pulley). Includes pulley. thrust washer, and bearing kit. If the washer's bearing is worn out, the washer may spin slowly or may not spin at all.

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Cause 2Drive Belt

The drive belt might be defective. Over time, the drive belt dries out and starts to crack. Eventually, a piece of the belt can break off, causing the belt to make a loud noise whenever the motor is running. To determine if the drive belt is broken, inspect the drive belt. If the drive belt is broken or damaged, replace it.

Parts
Drive Belt for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drive Belt - Part # 1318 Mfg Part # WP21352320

Washing machine drive belt. 51 1/8" long and 3/8" wide. Medium v- shaped. If the motor runs, but the washer won't agitate, spin, or drain, the drive belt is likely broken or worn out.

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Cause 3Drive Motor

The drive motor bearings might be worn out. Washer motors are normally very quiet during operation. To determine if the washer motor is defective, remove the drive belt from the washer and then run the motor. If the motor is still loud, this indicates that the drive motor is defective and needs to be replaced.

Parts
Drive Motor for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drive Motor - Part # 1023733 Mfg Part # WP21001950

Washing machine drive motor with 2 speeds and 1/2 horsepower. The motor drives the main transmission pulley and drain pump.

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