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Author Topic: whirpool washing machine sound help  (Read 1605 times)

Offline dom88

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whirpool washing machine sound help
« on: May 31, 2015, 11:54:59 AM »

Hello my whirpool washing machine started making this noise (please see link), any help would be great thank you
whirpool sound

Offline RAH52

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Re: whirpool washing machine sound help
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2015, 12:08:15 PM »
Unplug washer ,tip washer back far enough so you can look under it .Remove belt cover (two 5/16 screws ). Check to see if drive pulley nut is loose .If it is remove the nut ,remove the drive pulley ,above the pulley is a plastic part called the splutch .Inspect these parts for wear .I could be wrong but to me it sounds like the nut has come loose allowing the drive pulley to drop slightly .When that happens it wears the teeth down on the pulley and splutch .

Offline RAH52

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Re: whirpool washing machine sound help
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2015, 12:11:22 PM »
Splutch looks like the white piece in picture

Offline dab147315

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« Last Edit: May 31, 2015, 12:39:51 PM by dab147315 »

Offline dom88

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Re: whirpool washing machine sound help
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2015, 12:37:26 PM »
Thank you for that, I'll check when i get home. Hope its just that.  O0

Offline dab147315

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Re: whirpool washing machine sound help
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2015, 12:53:51 PM »
Post your model number later or look at your tech. sheet as you should recalibrate the washer.If you take it apart.