Question about Kenmore Washing Machines
My washing machine makes a terrible banging noise and vibrates horribly at the end of the spin cycle (during slow-down). Every other cycle works fine. Could this be a brake problem?
With the lid open, set the cycle to spin and press the lid switch button with a pen. Wait until the drum gets to full speed and release the lid switch. If the drum makes a knocking/ thumping noise and doesn't stop spinning within 2-3 seconds, the basket drive block is worn and needs to be replaced. (The basket drive block is located on the gearcase drive shaft, under the tub and agitator) If this has been happening for a long time you may need to replace the brake and drive tube assembly as well.
Basket drive block part number is 389140
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Posted on Mar 10, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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