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Whirlpool duet front load washer banging Loudly during spin cycle as if off balance

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Just wanted to add that our GHW9250MP0 suffered a similar problem. Using the disassembly procedure above we discovered that the basket support spider had completely corroded away from the spindle while the bearing was still in fine shape. At just under 10 yrs of age and thus still under warranty, Whirlpool sent the replacement basket and outer tub half, complete with gasket, free of charge. The above procedure was indispensable for a DIY job. Thank you blue extc322.

Posted on Sep 19, 2013

  • IndyJeff Sep 23, 2013

    ALERT! The warranty replacement spin basket has a shorter shaft than the original, which means the original shaft nut will not work. You must get the new nut: part number W10283361, which Whirlpool would NOT send me. I bought it at RepairClinic.com for $23.45 plus shipping.

  • IndyJeff Oct 07, 2013

    ALERT#2! When rehanging the tub assembly to the frame, make certain the springs use the same mounting hole as the old tub. There are two sets, and hanging the assembly from the wrong set will cause door seal failure.

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More than likely the washer tub bearing is worn out, this happens due to seal failure and soapy water getting into the bearing, the soap is very corrosive and the bearing fails quickly, this in turn destroys the drum vibration dampers and makes it much worse. The cost to repair this is about $400

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SOURCE: Whirlpool LHW0050PQ Front Loading Washer VERY NOISY during spin cycle

remove the top access panel 3 screws in top rear.
now look around and push on the drum from top
it has suspension shocks and springs like your car they should resist any movements.
look/wiggle the concrete balance blocks , no cracks or loose.
inside the tub are the arm solid /not loose.
run it with the top open what do you see/hear and where
look under the rubber flap in front did anything get under the tub

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SOURCE: washer sounds like off balance during spin

old duets have nut on rear pulley that becomes loose. remove rear panel and tighten nut. check while spinning by hand if pop is felt. if it rotates smoothly then you may need new shocks on tub

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer is

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SOURCE: whirlpool duet washer makes banging noise during

Sounds like the rear tub bearing has gone bad. Remove the rear panel and belt. Grab the drum drive pulley and check how it's moving up & down and side to side.

Posted on Sep 18, 2010

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SOURCE: whirlpool duet washer went out of balance during

Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
1. They are there and mount is solid.
2. If they are broken in 1/2.
3. The plastic knuckle mounts are not missing/broken.
4. There is oil in the shock absorber/spring section of the rods.

Also - there are suspension springs on the bottom of the tub that could be broken and/or missing.

Replace/repair as necessary.

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Washer balancing load, during spin cycle wasker shakes and walks



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When my washer did that, I found that the shocks that hold the tub were bad...

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During the final spin cycle, our front loading whirlpool is making a really loud noise - it sounds like a train is going through the house. It is in the basement on a concrete floor.


If the washer is brand new, look on the back panel and make sure the 4 transportation bolts have been removed. The bolts should be roemoved completely - they are only necessary to protect the washer during transportation.

If the bolts are removed, adjust the front two legs to be 1/4 inch higher than the back two. That 1/4 inch will balance the washer during the spin cycle, perfectly.

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old duets have nut on rear pulley that becomes loose. remove rear panel and tighten nut. check while spinning by hand if pop is felt. if it rotates smoothly then you may need new shocks on tub

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Whirlpool LHW0050PQ Front Loading Washer VERY NOISY during spin cycle


remove the top access panel 3 screws in top rear.
now look around and push on the drum from top
it has suspension shocks and springs like your car they should resist any movements.
look/wiggle the concrete balance blocks , no cracks or loose.
inside the tub are the arm solid /not loose.
run it with the top open what do you see/hear and where
look under the rubber flap in front did anything get under the tub

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