My Kitchenaid Washer KAWE570BWHI started making a loud whining sound
when it engages in the spin cycle. I turned the timer through the
cycles and it does not whine duing the agitate or drain cycles, only
during spin. It doesn't make any grinding or thumping sounds either.
The washer isn't misbalanced as it made the sound when the basket was
Would the problem be in the clutch assembly or could the transmission
be shot? Is a transmission easy to replace? I know its not cheap but I
figure I can save a few bucks on a DIY. I've replaced the motor
couplings on this washer, so I'm familiar with its underside.