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Loud banging noise durning washing machine spin cycles.

Model:  WJSE3110A2WW GE Top Load Washing Machine.
It appears the tub is hitting the side of the machine durning the spin cycle. Especially loud at the final high speed spin cycle. Tub out of balance? If so how can I realign? How can I inspect drum for any damage or broken parts?

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  • klsax Mar 02, 2009

    mine does the same thing and has for a while. the tub leans to the back and right all the time, and shakes really bad during the spin cycle.

  • rruzicka Mar 02, 2009

    Thanks for the suggestion. Turns out that this machine opens from the front. A quick inspection found all the dampers in place. We ran a light load of clothes with the front panel off. The motor appears to function properly with a minimum amount of noise however the gear box/transmission is another issue. It's very loud and especially so when in the high speed spin cycle. I didn't hear the banging noise with the front panel off but again this was a very small load. As this machine is 8 years old I think we'll run with it as is until the gear box locks up or starts to leak.  I hear Whirlpool makes a great energy efficient front load that just might fit our needs. 

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First plug off the wall. Open the machine from behind to examine if any shock-absorbers(known as dampers) or springs have come off or broken. Your dealer could help with spares. But you could do the job yourself.

For spares:
RepairClinic.com (which is good)
espares.co.uk
AppliancePartsPros.com

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