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Top Load washer Noisy

My top load Ge washer sounds like the tub is not connected all the way to the rest of the washer.  When in the wash and spinning mode it is very noisy.

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  • cuongvan3 Dec 14, 2008

    the wash and spinning mode it is very noisy, shaking, vibration and moving.

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Most washers are suspended from thick rubber bands and they do decay after years.
You may need to pull the back off (~ 6-10 screws) and watch with a flashlight while it runs to see which has failed.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOUR WASHING MACHINE?

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Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

Some problems that can occur with your top-loading washing machine are:

There's an error code on the digital display

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The cycle doesn't advance
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It's overfilling
It's underfilling
The water temperature is incorrect


Hope this may help;

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