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Slow cycle making a loud CLACKING noise???

Just moved and connected washer. Runs fine in heavy duty/fast cycle but loud clacking in slow/slow cycle..Help!!

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Open washer's cover and look for a released or a malfunction shock absorber. Good luck!

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