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WT5001CW LG Top load washer rubbing, grinding noise during wash cycle


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#1 richseattle56

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:43 PM

WT5001CW Top load washer. No noise in spin, no error codes, just rubbing noise in agitation, or maybe they call it nutate like the old Calypso.

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:06 AM

This one is more like the Whirlpool Cabrio rather than the Calypso-- and thank the pit-bellied, buck-toothed, bald-headed Buddha for that!  Probably have a piece of clothing stuck between in the inner basket and outer tub.  

 

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:43 AM

remove the wash plate and check for a coin or other foriegn object. Under the center cap is a 10 mm screw, that all that holds the wash plate in.


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Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:16 PM

We have seen the main control send power to more than one motor winding causing grinding noises that you would think was a gearcase issue.


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