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My whirlpool washer dryer combo the washer when only on spin cycle squeals

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The drum bearing is seizing or the belt is worn. both are hard to replace. might need to call someone in.

Posted on Jan 28, 2015

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Thin Twin Stopped Spinning at End of Cycle, H20 Will Not Drain

You have a sock caught in the pump, need to pull off outer case and remove pump and clear it out.

Posted on Jun 08, 2007

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SOURCE: loud squeal during wash and spin cycles, maytag atlantis washer

The belt is slipping and needs replaced.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: loud squeal during wash and spin cycles, maytag atlantis washer

Squealing normal occurs due to belt slippage. I would check your belts (look for cracks. Check the belt tension as well, most washers have an adjustment, normally on the motor that allows you to increase the tension of the belt.

If part of a belt gets torn and it is long enough, it will hit any part of the washing machine within range and make a clicking noise at every revolution of the motor.

I am pretty sure you need new belts. You should be able to remove a few screws and open the back cover. Between the pulleys there is a tensioner...loosen that so you can remove the belt easily. replace it with a new belt and adjust the tension.

hope this helps

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Thin Twin washer/dryer

Check the lid switch, the machine will not spin or drain without the lid switch being activated. You should be able to see if the switch actuator is broken or missing, look in the slot where the lid's plunger drops into, if you can see the gray plastic actuator, set the machine in the spin cycle and try to depress the switch with a flat screwdriver, if it runs, the switch is cracked and needs replaced, if the actuator looks fine, and you can hear a distinct "click" when you press down on it, it may be a problem in the timer, but check the lid switch first, that's most likely the problem.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: My Whirlpool washer won't agitate or spin . But it does drain the water.

i also had the same problem, and it ended up being the coupler. It was not hard to replace, it cost me about 19.00. I didn't follow full recomende instructions. I tipped the washer backwards. Removed the drain pump and the motor itself. Then I removed the old coupling and placed the new one. The washer is working like new...

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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