- There is no noise from the pump when you run a wash cycle.
- There is a noise, but it is a loud, unusual sucking or grinding sound.
- There is no problem draining the washer manually and no obstructions in the drain hose or filter.
Why is my washing machine pump noisy?
If the washer is making a loud noise while draining, the drain pump might be clogged or defective. Sometimes, small objects or articles of clothing can get caught in the drain pump. To determine if anything is blocking the drain pump, remove the drain pump and check the pump for obstructions.
Why does my LG washer make a loud noise?
The washing machine may make a thumping noise if the laundry is not evenly distributed. When this happens, stop the washing machine by pressing [Start / Pause] button, rearrange the laundry load and restart the unit. It is recommended to use [Bedding] cycle for bulky items such as blankets to minimize the vibration.
What does a broken drain pump sound like?
Malfunctioning drain pumps often make a loud buzzing sound, usually when the bearings start to wear out. This noise often progresses to a squealing noise as the problem worsens. The only fix for this problem is to replace the drain pump.