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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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  • Gayle Murphy Jan 28, 2007

    So, while looking in the washing machine, I finally looked up rather than down and realized that at least one of the damper straps was broken. Upon further inspection, I see that at least 2 of the straps are broken. I'm going to replace those and hope for the best for now.

    This was a used washer that I purchased.

    I now know never to buy a GE washer/dryer, especially not used. The mechanical parts inside are also a bit rusty. Is there anything I can/should do about that?

    Thank you for all of your help!

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    I am washing on a 30min cycle and can't change the intensity button from normal to intensive, why

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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 out...Catriver..post back.

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