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Squeaking noise from left side, sounds like spring on low speed. would mounting on a platform do any good

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    Bless you! I did my best to follow your directions and it worked... our washer and dryer are stacked so I didn't even take off the cover to get at it. I just took out the soap dispenser and injected wd40 into the top left groove between the washer body and the plastic case that holds the dispenser cartridge (as far as I could go). I couldn't fit the wd40 straw in there so I shot it through the wd40 straw into another straw that I had slipped into the crack and let it drip in. I then ran the rinse/spin cycle without any clothes in it and NO SQUEAK!

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I had a problem with the Left Spring the hold the drum up. I took the cover off and started the machine to be sure that I got the right squeak.

The soap dispenser was in the way to get some WD40 to the spring. I would have to remove the front panel to get at the spring. I didn't like that idea.

I got a brainwave. I fill a cup with some WD40, got a plastic straw with a bendable neck and **** up a little oil, pinched the straw to stop the WD falling out, I slipped the straw down the side of the dispenser right over the spring and let it drop.

Work like a charm, no more squeak

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