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I have a Whirlpool front loader Model GHW9150PW1.The drum seems to be wobbling real bad and dragging the bottom of the washer,can you help.

Drum seems to be off center,the front drum is moving off center about 2 too 3 inches.

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First, remove the 2 screws that hold the bottom front kick-plate on and remove the plate. Look to see if any of the shocks have come loose or broke. Post back your results.

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remove and clean any obstruction or deposits around the inner door seal use H.E. detergent over sudsing can cause that too.

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Check the rubber boot just inside the door. You have to push the drum back slightly and rub your fingers around the entire boot. I had a similar problem and a key had fallen out of a pocket and cut into that boot. The leak would run out of the damaged boot then come out the bottom onto the floor. I purchased a new boot and it took me about 30 min to install it. The problem was solved. If the rubber boot is fine then the over soap thing is probably your problem.

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Manual for Whirlpool front load washer #GHW9150PW1


Many Whirlpool appliance manuals are available here: http://www.whirlpool.com/manuals/ . Use the search function to find your model. The direct link to the manual for the GHW9150PW1 is currently http://www.whirlpool.com/digitalassets/MLPDF/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%208182674.pdf . Sears Parts Direct also has the manual; the direct link is http://c.searspartsdirect.com/mmh/pd_download/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0606369.pdf .

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There are four "balance" wheel type devices that hold the tub/drum centered. They wear down and become uneven causing sounds and other things to happen! Go to sears web page for parts. Look for the Counter weights and shock absorber here:http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Whirlpool-Parts/Washer-Parts/Model-GHW9150PW1/1198/0153200/W0512128/00005?blt=06&prst=&shdMod=

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I am not a repair professional. I am just a 78 year old man who has been making his own repairs for about 50 years. Therefore the washer ID doesn't mean
anything to me. It's been about 55 years since I had experience with front load washers. However I can refer you to www.applianceaid.com where they have very good and complete trouble shooting and repair information on front loaders. You can search for the meaning of the error code on the site. I think you'll find what you need there. Don't worry about the timer, they hardly ever go bad. Good luck with it. If I have helped you, please rate my advice on fixya.

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Careful of overloading the front-loading washers. Too much of this will result in the bearings in the drum to go bad. When this happens, the rpms on the drum slow down due to belt slack. You can only see this with the back off of the unit and in the middle of the cycle. They do not sell replacement bearings...you'll have to buy the whole drum (bearings pressed inside) and for 1/2 the cost of a new washer. I hate front-loaders. I'll never buy one again.

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This advise is for Kenmore Elite and Whirlpool Duet front loader washers and dryers with a Control Lock problem.

This may or may not be an indication of a serious problem. In the majority of the cases, this is a simple operator error. Nearly all these model appliances have some sort of Control Lock feature on the front panel now. This is a designed safety feature that is used to prevent small children from manipulating the controls. The controls can be easily locked or unlocked by pressing and holding the following button on the front panel:

Whirlpool Duet Washer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Whirlpool Duet Dryer - Press and hold the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Washer - Press and hold the DRAIN/SPIN button for 3 seconds.

Kenmore Elite Dryer - Press and hold the AUTO DRY LEVEL button for 3 seconds.

These instructions may not be all inclusive for all Kenmore and Whirlpool models, but they are the most common. Chances are, if you have a Control Lock feature, the instructions will be printed on the front panel adjacent to the button that is required to lock or unlock the controls.

NOTE: These instructions may also work for newer model Maytag, Hotpoint, Admiral and Fridgidaire model front loaders as well. Refer to your owner's manual or front panel for instructions pertaining to your sepcific model.

If the Control Lock feature will not lock or unlock the appliance, unplugging the unit for AT LEAST 30 minutes is recommended in order to reset the main control board. In many cases this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches.

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