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Frigidaire FWX223LBS5 Won't Spin

I see where the bearing connects to the pulley and it looks like a washer has been spun out. Before it quit spinning there was a metal on metal noise for a few washes and it finally quit spinning. Is it the pulley, washer, or bearing that I would need to replace?

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SOURCE: load noise in final spin cycle

turn the tub on the inside if it feels ruff as it turns and makes a noise then most likely you have a bad rear bearing, if it is smooth in turning and no noise then turn to drain or spin possibly something stuck in drain pump. the drain pump will start up first if you hear the noise then the drain pump is accessed from the front lower cover, if its the rear bearing probably not worth fixing about 400.00 in parts and alot of work.

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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SOURCE: FRIGIDAIRE FRONT LOAD WASHER

I too had the same problem, I closed the soap tray and a magnet popped out and got stuck to the door. Same problem with it acting like it was going to start and then beeped. This is where the magnet goes, just stick it back in, its held in with pressure (barely) :)

I took the whole control panel off to locate the magnetic reed switch, then just reverse engineered where the magnet is supposed to go on the soap drawer.

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Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Front load washer FTF2140FS

I HAD THAT TOO I UNPLUNG IT FOR 30 MINTUES AND WHEN PRESS START AND CANCEL TOGETHER AND PLUNG IT BACK ON IT SHOULD BLINK A FEW TIME THEN STOP . IF THIS DOESNT WORK THEN REMOVE IT AND MAKE SURE NOTHING CAME LOSE AND PLUG IT IT AND IF THEN NOTHING HAPPENS SORRY ITS BROKEN REPLACE CONTROL PANNEL.
30-50 $$ NOT MAD AT ALL

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Washing Machine Model # GLTF1670AS0 Makes very loud

if the noise is really loud in the final spin your bearing are starting to go out your washer needs to be rebuilt but it will be cheaper to go buy a new one

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: washing machine will not drain the water??!?

Check the drain pump it may be clogged or not working. This is a common problem i have working at a camp with 15 washers.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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Unfortunately it quite likely is a bearing. The rear outer tub bearing in frigidaire especially are common problem`s. It also will likely mean getting a new washer for xmas, the repair is really involved and really expensive.

If you think you are capable, Turn the washer breaker off (it`s best to leave it plugged in, but the power "off" this way the machine is still grounded and the electronic`s are less likely to be damaged) pull the back panel off and inspect the bearing for signs of water leakage and spin the belt off and give the pulley a spin.

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