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The drum bangs on the spin

Wf240 3years old springs-shockers and bearings seem ok the banging seems to be inside the drum between the plastic outer casing and the inner drum hope you can help thank you gordon

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Two possibles for this are aloose balance block or cracked drum spider.The front block is most prone to coming loose.
To check spider rotate drum little by little and pull towards you to check for movement.
Post back if further help needed.
Thankyou

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