Dishwasher making surging and clanging noises


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Old 01-02-22, 02:02 PM
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Dishwasher making surging and clanging noises

My dishwasher (Maytag MDC4650AWW) is making clanging noises, along with occasional surging noises, when it is running. I checked the impeller, it looks good, and the chopper blade is new. Could the wash motor be going out?

I recorded the noises it's making, and uploaded it to SoundCloud (At the 10 second mark is where the clanging starts, and at 1:10 it is making another strange noise. The surging noise is hard to hear, but it's in the recording.):

https://soundcloud.com/a2434b2/dishw...social_sharing

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Old 01-02-22, 02:58 PM
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What you call a surging noise is definitely a motor/pump spinning.
The whine is usually when the pump is dry.

I cannot identify that other noise. It sounds like what the inside of an elevator control room sounds like.... operating relays. I would troubleshoot by unplugging the wash motor and see if there is any noise then.
 
 

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