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WTW6500WW1 Noisy in spin mode

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#1 alphaapp

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 10:45 PM

Washer is noisy in spin cycle.  New to this model series.  Client says unit is throwing 'grease'.  Not sure how that could be - rubber pieces perhaps?  Not sure.  No experience with this model.  Any help on the diag and direction for repair appreciated.



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Posted 05 January 2014 - 10:57 PM

Most likely a failed outer tub seal and bearing.  This is the Cabrio top load washer without an agitator. Average repair cost of the job is around $400 and take 2 to 3 hours to complete the repair.

 

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Edited by Scottthewolf, 05 January 2014 - 11:04 PM.

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 11:04 PM

Most likely a failed outer tub seal and bearing.  This is the Cabrio top load washer without an agitator. Average repair cost of the job is around $400 and take 2 to 3 hours to complete the repair. 

 

You can either replace the whole outer tub assembly:

 

http://www.repaircli...0193886/2024974

 

OR

 

You can just replace the bearing and seal kit:

 

http://www.repaircli...0435302/2118925

 

If you never did one before, allow yourself plenty of time and patience.


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Posted 06 January 2014 - 08:05 AM

First time, allow two hours to replace the bearing assembly.  And $400 for the total job is a reasonable fee to charge.  This video will help:

 







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