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Front Loading Washer - Load Banging During Spin Cycle

I havve a Frigidaire Front Loading Washer and during the spin cycle it makes a really load banging (sounds like it is going to launch!). I had a look at the tub after and it feels somewhat loose and doing a test I tried moving the tub around and it appears that it could possibly be banging the back of the washer and sides. Could it be that the tub may need to be tightened or could it be the belt or shocks? Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Hello, your problem is that your shocks are bad and need to be replaced. you can access them by removing the front lower panel. make sure you unplug the washer first. you will see 2 of them on either side of the tub. i belive you can twist the upper portion and then remove the bottom screew and remove the shock. of course before you start you should have the new shocks. and make sure their is no water in the tub.

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