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Washer spin cycle slams while ending

My washer works perfectly, except that it comes to a "slamming" stop when the spin cycle ends. The intensity of the slamming seems to be getting worse. Help?

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Re: Washer spin cycle slams while ending

Gayle, sounds like your trans-brake assy. is binding up. I would remove the front panel, push in on the two clips just below the top on each side and pull the panel forward. Take a look under the tub and see if it has been leaking onto the trans-brake assy. You will see water marks or rust if so. If this is the case, trans should be under warranty for 5 years. If it's out of warranty, I would not invest in fixing it. Part number for the assy. is WH38x55. Look it up on the net and check it back.

Posted on Jan 27, 2007

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