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Old 12-12-2012, 06:52 AM
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Model Number: Wtw4800xq1   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: Less than 1 year   

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Ive got a whirlpool wte4800xq1 that makes a loud gear stripping like noise. Upon researching I have found several people and a technition who recommended I check the pulley nut to see if loose...i would like to know where this is located how to get to it and what it looks like if possible. My daughter had triplets recently and well...needless to say er really need to fix this. Thank you so much


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Old 12-12-2012, 04:53 PM
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Hi.

You should check:
- the drive pulley and nut ( loose, cracked or worn out)
- belt (cracks and missed pieces)
- drain pump
- transmission
All this parts you can check from underneath the washer.

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You have to lay the machine on it's front side to get to the bottom where these parts are. Remove the belt shield to get to the nut on the pulley. If it is loose, apply some blue 242 loctite before tightening. Another common problem with this unit is the shifter. It shifts the splutch between agitate and spin mode. It is the device next to the large pulley that has "synchronous motor" written on it. You didn't say when it makes this noise.

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You have to lay the machine on it's front side to get to the bottom where these parts are. Remove the belt shield to get to the nut on the pulley. If it is loose, apply some blue 242 loctite before tightening. Another common problem with this unit is the shifter. It shifts the splutch between agitate and spin mode. It is the device next to the large pulley that has "synchronous motor" written on it. You didn't say when it makes this noise.

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Eric's advice helped me fix my WTW4800XQ1 when it was making similar grinding noises. I unplugged it, laid it on its front side (didn't even have to disconnect water or drain lines) and found a nut on the floor under the motor. I put the nut back on and its back in business. Very easy fix. Thanks Eric!
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