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Re: Washer is making a loud banging noise..
Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that... 1. They are there and mount is solid. 2. If they are broken in 1/2. 3. The plastic knuckle mounts are not missing/broken. 4. There is oil in the shock absorber/spring section of the rods.
Also - there are suspension springs on the bottom of the tub that could be broken and/or missing.
Replace/repair as necessary.
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Thank you for submitting your question concerning your Frigidaire front load washer, ATF6000ES. Typically if your washer is making a banging noise it could mean one or two problems, but primarily the tub is off balance or your washer is not level. In this regard, since the tub is spinning it would be advisable to reach out to a local service provider to properly diagnose your washer. You can often locate a qualified tech through the manufacturer website.
Check to make sure that your clothes are not piled to one side causing the load to be off-balance. If that does'nt fix it then, It may be that your machine has a balance stabilizer on it that has worked its way loose or even off.
The part (it has three prongs) that the transmission (yes your washing machine has a transmission) uses to cause the reciprocating motion of agitation has broken off 1 or 2 of the 3 prongs, and, if you continue to use the washer (you might as well, the part is broken already - you may as well run it until it dies), the part will break completely, and you'll lose the soak/agitator cycle altogether. FIX: replace the broken 3-prong plate, and give it a nice coating of automotive bearing grease to help it last for awhile (until the next thing breaks).
Most noises from a washing machine occur during the rinse or spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.This will solve your problem.
your washer must drain to spin.you may have a blocked or failed pump.you get to it thru the frount.use a putty knife between the lid and the frount ,push the springs.top comes up take frount off.pump has two hose .pumps white or tan smaller.God bless,tom
sounds like the thrust bearing is worn causing an imbalance on the shaft. check herehttp://www.partselect.com/AdvancedModelSearch.aspx?ModelNum=AAV7000AWW&mfgModelNum=&fkMfgID=1:- for a schematic on this machine and parts as listed.. hope this is of some help