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Weird rubbing or mild grinding noise when in spin cycle.

Kenmore HE2 front load washer makes a weird rubbing or mild grinding noise when in spin cycle. Seems to be worse with larger loads. This just started happening. Any suggestions?

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It sounds like the bearings on your tub are going. This is an expensive and difficult job to do. (approx $450 parts and labour and you may do more damage trying to take it apart)

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I have the same problem

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