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Machine was clanging as if something was loose and banging around (not in tub btw) while spinning, and now when it is on spin makes a noise and does not spin like something is stuck and preventing it from spinning. I am just not convinced it is the bearings any thing else could be?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: off balance during spin cycle

I have a Performa Model PAV3200AWW that would go unbalanced every time it would go into a spin cycle. I found the problem to be a worn out snubber. This is a plastic ring that is at the pivot point for the whole tub. It separates the metal to metal contact at the bottom of the washer pivot point. The part is less than ten dollars, but it is a quit a job to replace. I had to remove the whole tub to replace mine, but it did solve the problem. If you see a lot of plastic shavings around the pivot point, then this could be your problem.

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Spin cycle starts, but tub stops spinning after a ~ 20 seconds

check the spin clutch

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

halula

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SOURCE: Maytag HAV4657EWW tub bangs during spin

This washing machine has self-leveling rear legs. Tilt the machine up on the front legs and you'll hear the back legs drop down to re-level itself. Center the basket and restart.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

chuck long

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SOURCE: Loud noise during spin cycle (Bravos washer) was

Similar issue, lot of racket on final spin and was told only option was a $280 whole tub assembly. Dissasembled tub and removed bearings from shaft. Took to local bearing warehouse and got replacements for <$25. The small one was a Nachi Quest 6005-2NSE9 and the large one was 6006-2NSE9. It took me @ 4-6 hrs in total and had to work to get top bearing onto shaft but much more attractive option than replacement or whole tub. Extremely irritated with Maytag and will NOT give them another dime. A appliance less than 1.5 yr old should not have these issues - cheaply made. Is a shame as Maytag used to mean something, it meant quality but not anymore.

Posted on Sep 24, 2011

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Richard Humes

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SOURCE: Maytag Epic Z Washer has object between drum and tub.

I had the same rattling during spin cycle of my Maytag 4000 series front loading washer. Noticed you could gently pull back on the rubber gasket between the tub and where the door seals. There was a quarter resting against the fixed ring the tub spins in. Problem solved. And I have further realized that long hair can build up in this same spot. But if you didn't know to pull back on the gasket you wouldn't see it. Good luck!

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