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Maytag SAV5710AWW noise


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#1 llky

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:30 PM

Have this Maytag washer model no SAV5710AWW that is making a loud banging noise in the spin cycle only.It fills, agitate good with no noise.But when it goes into the spin cycle it makes a loud banging noise.What could be causing this noise?It will spin but makes this loud banging noise,kinda like something is wobbleing around.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:32 PM

A machine gun sound? Probably a bad helix ==> http://www.repaircli...mber=SAV5710AWW

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Replace the pulley, too ==> http://www.repaircli...mber=SAV5710AWW

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:45 PM

Thanks for the reply and the help.

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 08:51 PM

Does anyone have any info or help on how to check out and change the helix and pulley?

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 08:10 AM

A very easy repair, just one bolt holds pulley and helix in place,remove belt from transmission pulley, remove bolt, remove old helix and pulley and reinstall new helix and pulley, (put a little silicone lube on new helix and pulley mating surfaces).
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Posted 22 July 2012 - 11:48 AM

Thanks for the info.I'm going to check out the replacement of the helix and pulley.

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Posted 24 July 2012 - 12:57 AM

Check the friction/snubber ring for wear..........piles of fine white shavings????? paint wearing off from under the ring???? See Repairclinic for details.......P/N 40037401






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How to fix a Maytag / Amana Top-Loading washer that makes a machine gun noise during spin

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A very easy repair, just one bolt holds pulley and helix in place,remove belt from transmission pulley, remove bolt, remove old helix and pulley and reinstall new helix and pulley, (put a...

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