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Drum seems off balance during spin cycle making loud thump what could be wrong?

Model # cannot be located. It is a GE Energy Star 8 cycle heavy duty deluxe quiet. Suddenly during spin cycle the drum starting making a pounding noise like when it is off balance with heavy clothes to one side. However, drum still sounds this way with no clothes in washer. Can someone help me?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Loud banging noise durning washing machine spin cycles.

First plug off the wall. Open the machine from behind to examine if any shock-absorbers(known as dampers) or springs have come off or broken. Your dealer could help with spares. But you could do the job yourself.

For spares:
RepairClinic.com (which is good)
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Posted on Mar 02, 2009

SOURCE: Extremely Load spin cycle

In order to get to the nut you have to take the back cover off of the machine and you will immediately see the nut.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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SOURCE: chugging like noise during certain cycles

your clutch need to be replaced as does the tub shaft bearings i;m sorry this is not a do-it-yourself job, try to make a deal to trade in your washer

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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SOURCE: loud thumping noise when the drum starts to spin.

see if you shake or tilt or move the inner tub
if you can you may have a groken spinner support
dont know hold old the machine is, but if its out of warrenty, it could be come very expensive repair

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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SOURCE: My GE front loading washer Model WCVH6260 does not

This has happened to us also. Our machine is 27 months old. I just had a non-GE repairman out and he showed me the mutilated belt. I was wrapped around the pulley. He said that the pulley had to be out of wack in order for this to happen because the belt looked in great condition (besides being in 3 pieces). Then the metal wheel (don't know the official name) is now warped and had gouged 3 grooves into the cheap plastic outer tub. So badly that it went thru to where the water is. So NOW, I have a big piece of scrap metal in my basement. I need a new outer tub, pulley, belt and at least 2 hours of labor. So a bill of 4-500$. I think GE can take this hunk of metal! But of course, GE has to send out their service man to inspect it. So I have to pay another service fee. They need to scrap this model and possibly others. What a waste of a whole lot of money. NEVER again.

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

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