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My ge front loader is making a banging noise while in spin cycle

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  • newstromb8 Feb 03, 2009

    i have the same problem since we moved into this new house and the laundry room is on the second floor

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When I was researching which washer to buy I read that this one is not the best choice to have on a second floor. Ours is on the main floor and can still be a little loud in the spin cycle. Have you balanced the machine properly? Otherwise, I think I read that people have had success putting a thick, dense rubber mat (like a stall mat for horses) under the washer to minimize the sound/wobbling. Good luck!
Patty

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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Benham;

Checked the shocks, they appeared to be okay. I've also read that the spider that holds the drum can crack/break, causing similar symptoms.

Point is moot anyway as the wife thought it was too small anyway. Bought a Samsung at a Home improvement warehouse (the guys with the blue aprons....) and it washes like crazy. Only time will tell if it's durable.

Thanks.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool LHW0050PQ Front Loading Washer VERY NOISY during spin cycle

remove the top access panel 3 screws in top rear.
now look around and push on the drum from top
it has suspension shocks and springs like your car they should resist any movements.
look/wiggle the concrete balance blocks , no cracks or loose.
inside the tub are the arm solid /not loose.
run it with the top open what do you see/hear and where
look under the rubber flap in front did anything get under the tub

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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most front loaders are balanced by a large: ready for this: cement block inside at the top of your machine and because spin is so fast it can sometimes hit inside your machine or it has brokin a peice off ,sorry but yours going to have to get the repair person out.adrian

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but a small load in . if happen then it sounds as if the bearings have gone at the back of the drum.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: loud banging noise during spin cycle on front

Could be a broken spring on top of the drum allowing it to hit back of casing...hope you fix...

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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