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LG Tromm wm1814cw squeals on startup


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#1 arfrieman

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 01:37 PM

My LG Tromm wm1814cw squeals on startup. The noise stops after about 2 minutes. Can anyone help?

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 05:31 PM

Does the squeal occur when...

The WATER VALVE(S) are on? (possible failed WATER VALVE)

The TUB begins to tumble? (possible early-stage rear BEARING failure or the DOOR GASKET is rubbing the stainless steel tub
lip)
To eliminate:

Musty odor

L-O-N-G cycle times

Dingy/yellowing whites

Suds error message

Slow spin speeds

Intermittent water leaks (from rear of washer)

And other annoying symptoms which vary brand-to brand.

Read below:

The *correct* amount of HE (High Efficiency) detergent that should be used in any front load or agitatorless top load washer with tub sizes 3.0 cu ft and larger is as follows:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Wash Load

HE 2X: (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X: (1) Teaspoon

Perform a TUB CLEAN CYCLE every (4) months.

Use: "Tide Washing Machine Cleaner"




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