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GE washer (wjsr4160gww) makes loud noise during spin cycle

My washer makes loud vibration noise during the spin cycle. I thought I might have overstuffed the washer, so I emptied the washer and ran the spin cycle. But, it still made very loud noise.
Also, I did a small load of laundry, resulting in soaking wet clothes.
Do you think it is an agitator problem?
Thank you.

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  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    I have the same problem. Machine vibrates very loudly during spin cycle. Starts moving across the floor. Pulls drain hose away from slop sink. Water spill son to the floor. How do we stop all the vibration and noise. ?

  • NeedsHelp85 Mar 07, 2009

    I have the same problem! I balanced the clothes...noise was still occurring. I live in an apartment so I'm sure my neighbors can hear it. It's ridiculous! I called customer service and they told me to balance the clothes and the noise is normal. I said I did that! Do they really think that I would call if I could fix the problem that easily? I even ran it with no clothes in it and the noise was slightly less but still much louder than usual. You're right...it jumps all over the place! I'm afraid it's going to cause damage to the walls and then I'll have to pay to fix it!

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Remove the front panel and you will see two metal guides attached to the front of the frame. One of them will probably be bent and the transmission assembly will have jumped over one or the other of the guides. You need to manually pull it back to center then straighten the bent guide. May have been caused by load being out of balance or machine not properly leveled. Good luck.

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