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Washing machine bangs eccessive when spinning

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This one might really not be a big problem.....

the washing machine while spinnig spins very fast the problem is not there that it is spinning fast

the washing machine is banging because of the uneve distribution of the clothes

after draining out of the water what you could do is simply readjust he clothes to an even level

and you will notice the banging reduce considerably .

hope this help ..
if not i am sorry.

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Hi The drive belt (or belts) of a washing machine may become worn or damaged, causing noisy operation or stopping the washer entirely. A damaged drive belt is easy to replace. Remove the back panel of the washer to gain access to the belt. To remove the belt:

Step 1: Loosen the bolt on the motor bracket and move the motor to put slack in the belt.

Step 2: Remove the old belt and stretch a new one into place on the pulleys.

Step 3: To put tension on the new belt, use a hammer handle or a short pry bar to push the motor into position while you tighten the bolt in the adjustable bracket. The belt should have about 1/2 inch deflection when you press on it at the center point, midway between the pulleys. If the belt is too loose, it will slip on the pulleys, causing the machine to malfunction. If the belt is too tight, it will wear very quickly and will probably become so hot that it will start to smoke or smell.

Loose pulleys can also cause problems. Most pulleys are fastened to shafts with setscrews around the hub of the pulley. These screws must be tight or else the pulley or belt will slip. The resulting malfunction may seem to be caused by a faulty motor, but it can be corrected by tightening the pulleys and adjusting the belt. For this reason, always check the belts and pulleys before working on the motor.

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The bearing might be worn down and be needing replacement. Depending on how old this machine is, it may be under warranty and Sears (I assume you bought it from them) may cover the cost of replacement. Otherwise you can choose whether to have them replace the tub bearing or if you want to replace it. If you are a handy person, then it shouldn't be too difficult. You can order a new part through Sears.

If you need any more information or have any specific questions, please let me know

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A common problem with noises from washing machines has been the under wire that may come out of any clothes. In the washer they can get stuck in one of the inner basket holes and make a scrapping noise, they can actually make there way into the pump and jam the pump, or make a terrible noise when the pump is running. Grab a flash light and have a peek inside the washer for this. Front load washers seem very common to this happen! If the clothes r showing signs of fraying, may be best not to wash it in the washing machine, .

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Rearrange the laundry evenly.

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    If it bangs even without a load, the nut that holds the basket is loose.

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Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary. 

also check that the machine is balanced on the floor or where you have it.

If the problem is not these two its possibly the drive block may be broken, its part 17 on this picture http://www.appliancepartspros.com/sect/x/3/p/x3ptm9uxjj.gif

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You might have a too heavy load in the barrel that spins causing it to move around and bang against the walls of the washer. Try putting in a lighter load and see if that works for you. If not, then you might have to tighten up a screw that holds the barrel center while it spins.

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