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Washer making loud noise and having a hard time agitating

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Is the noise a thumping noice? How old is the washing machine? Did it just all of a sudden start making the noise? Have you tried running machine for a cycle empty? If so is the noise still there?
several explanations for noise,
I assume when you say agitating it is a top loading machine.
so 'hard time agitating' meaning the agitator is slow? Or skips?
try running machine with nothing in it and report back.

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SOURCE: Washer agitates, but makes horrible grinding noise. Spins okay.

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SOURCE: loud noise while agitating in wash cycle

I have the same problem, loud plastic squeak/grind when agitating only. I'd like to fix it, but have never taken apart a washing machine.

The advice below sounds good but where do you start with "begin dissassembly from the tub down"....etc. Anyone have a good internet resource with images for disassembling this machine?

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Washer making loud noise during agitation. Agitator appears to be very loose

Does anyone have the name or part number of the piece that needed to be replaced that help stop makes all that noise?

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SOURCE: My Capacity Plus Admiral Washer will spin and agitate, but it makes a loud grinding noise.

Well, Sounds to me like the Bearings are going out, but it could make that noise a good while, before it goes completely out.. Replacement would possably be more cost effective, Kinda hard to beleive !!!!!!

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SOURCE: GE washer (wjsr4160gww) makes loud noise during spin cycle

Remove the front panel and you will see two metal guides attached to the front of the frame. One of them will probably be bent and the transmission assembly will have jumped over one or the other of the guides. You need to manually pull it back to center then straighten the bent guide. May have been caused by load being out of balance or machine not properly leveled. Good luck.

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