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Whirlpool Home Appliances

Clicking or Clacking


Possible Solutions

Washer makes a clicking/clacking type noise

Typically, a clicking or clacking noise will only occur at the start of a cycle. Most likely it is the sound of the lid locking.

CLICK HERE for more information on the lid locking

Sounds of the lid lock on the washer 

CLICK HERE to watch a video with information on the the lid locking, as well as how it sounds.

Objects may be caught in washer drain system.

Empty pockets before washing. Loose items such as coins could fall between basket and tub or may block pump. It may be necessary to call for service to remove items.


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