Why is my washer making a weird noise?

Why is my washer making a weird noise?

If you’ve got a washing machine making noise when agitating, it could be suffering from failed drum bearings. This can be verified by spinning the drum by hand when the machine is off if it makes a loud, rumbling noise when you spin it, the drum bearings can be responsible.

Why does my washing machine make a high pitched noise?

If your washing machine is making a high-pitched whine or squealing noise while running, the main culprit is usually worn motor bearings. To check the motor bearings, remove the belt and run the motor by itself, listening for the noise.

Why is my LG washer so loud during spin cycle?

The tub bearing is mounted in the middle of the outer tub. If the washer is noisy during the spin cycle or is leaking from the bottom of the tub near the transmission, the tub seal and bearing are likely defective. Replacing the tub bearing is a very involved repair and will require disassembling most of the washer.

How do I know if my washing machine bearings have gone?

If your washing machine is noisy on spin, then this can be a symptom of drum bearing wear. A quick check for wear is to see if the inner drum moves up and down relative to the fixed outer drum. If it moves more than a millimeter or two, it is probably worn bearings.

How long do wash machines last?

around 10 years