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I have a GE front load washer ( model wcvh6400j0ww ) the tub is loose i checked the pulley and bearings have no movement . the parts diagram i have dont show the back of the tub, so i cant tell how the...


that sounds like a broken spider that's what holds the drum i think that model is a sealed drum so you cant get to put a new one on if you want to take the lid off and if you can see bolts screws or clips holding the plastic drum together if it has any of them the it can be stripped down to take the drum out but you will find if its just a spider then its going to cost around 50 to 60 pound if its a sealed drum where the spider is pop rivet to the drum then you will need to by a drum complete with spider big job i'm not joking OK if you need more help get back to me OK

Nov 07, 2012 | GE Washing Machines

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I have a LG wm2277hw washing machine. the drum will spin a little and then make a scaping sound like friction. The drum has a lot of play in it. Is there a hard plastic washer or shim that wears out. The...


The symptoms that you describe sound like the spider or support arms of your washer has failed. It the part that holds the wash drum true in the plastic tub. It's a rather difficult job to replace the spider since the washer has to be taken apart to get to the spider. Fortunately, LG does sell the spider, instead of making you buy a new spider and drum. You may need to also replace the plastic tub parts if they are too damaged to be reused. Get a few estimates before deciding whether to repair or replace.

Mar 21, 2011 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

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My frigidaire gltr1670a washer is making a banging noise when on the spin cycle. I took the bottom cover off and watched the drum it doesn't seem to be from the outside of the drum cover it sounds like its...


It sounds like the spider arm supports in your washer has failed. The spider arms hold the stainless steel wash drum to the axle. You need to stop using the machine immediately since the wash drum is flopping around the plastic tub. It is an expensive fix. The replacement drum/spider can cost over $300 with shipping. Get a few estimates before deciding whether to repair or replace. Sorry.

Dec 09, 2010 | Frigidaire GLTR1670A Front Load Washer

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Loud banging noise looks like the drum is off set and it damaged the rubber in the front


If the inner wash drum is sagging when it is empty, it probally means that the support arms that hold the drum has failed. If you turn the drum by hand and if you hear any kind of banging noise or the drum wobbles more that a fraction of an inch, then the support or spider arms are broken.

You can't buy the spider arms seperately and must buy a drum and spider as one unit. The cost to repair would be in the hundereds. See the following link to judge for yourself if you want to fix it yourself or have it fixed. http://www.fixya.com/support/t4267953-spiderarm

Jun 30, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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We have a kenmore elite washer mod. 970-c40062-00 ser. xc11700832. the washer leaks, and is very noisy. It is 10 years old


Your Stainless Steel drum is supported inside of the washer tub by a spider assembly. The assemply, which is made of cast aluminum, has corroded (steel and aluminum and detegent don't mix) and the spider assembly has broken. The drum has likely wobbled enough to wear a hole through the tub. You need to replace the drum and spider assembly, and tub.

Mar 06, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Machine (LG wm1280 7kg)works fine except drum wont roatae


You can repair it, but it really needs to be done by a qualified technician. What has very possibly happened, is the spider assembly has snapped that connects to the drum (that's the noise you heard).. The drum has now collapsed. Different machines open differently. The later ones have plastic outer frames, and when the "spider arm"collapses, it eats large chunks out of the drum internally. It in my opinion is not then worth the repair. For the older ones, one needs to remove drive belt and pulley then strip front of machine to enable you to open it up. This will let you then remove the inner drum. Inspect spider assy. and see if actually broken. (I'm sure it is.) Phone agents for replacement parts which will be 2 bearings and a seal and the spider assembly.Install and reassemble.

Sep 27, 2009 | LG Washing Machines

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I have a Kenore Elite 110.45992400 and it is thumping when it spins and the drum feels loose when you try to move it around. I've been reading, I gather this is the tub/bearing assembly? What is the spider...


The drum bearing is located at the back of the drum, and it is held by a drum spider.

This is the drum spider:

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The drum spider is attached to drum on one side, and on the other it has the drum bearing.

See here a general diagram: redarrow.gif Front Load Frigidaire/GE/Kenmore Style


See also
how to mend it .com - Replacing a Drum Spider

Apr 17, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Bearings on a indest wie 167 washing machine


You can download a user manual for your m/c, but not a repair manual, Go to>
www.indesit .co.uk
Follow the links. To remove the spider, remove the rear panel, remove drum belt, undo drum pulley, you may have to heat the screw holding the pulley,undo all screws that you can see holding the spider to drum rear.
Withdraw spider, you may have to use some force to pull it off.
Fit new bearings or spider, and reassemble..
plz rate this solution.

Dec 15, 2008 | Indesit WA 115 Front Load Washer

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Off balance, loose drum?


If your machine produces a lot of banging noises when in a permanent press final spin you may be experiencing a broken spider. It is a part which is not made from stainless steel metal, but attached to a stainless still drum (tub spin). So, when it is soaked in water all the time during a normal operation of a washer it creates a galvanic element between a stainless still drum and itself. This results in severe corrosion of the "spider" and then leads to it's breakage. To check if you have a broken "spider" open the door of the washer and try to kick your internal drum back and forward while rotating it slowly.If you will hear clicking noises (metal to metal) in some position of the drum it means that your spider is broken. The replacement of this spider will require complete disassemble of the drum. Most likely you will end up replacing this whole part
Drum assembly, spin basket Part # 131618500Another way is get just a spider part, it's doable, but may be tricky.
Cheers!

Oct 29, 2008 | Kenmore 44042 Front Load Washer

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Drum


u need to put something like a wooden hammer handle into the hole in the spider at the back when u have put it in spin the inner drum clock wise fast so it undos the spider or pulley wheel to some people once the spider is all the way off u need to put the nut back on just so it is level with the spindle with a rubber mallet strike it fast and hard and it will move the inner drum to come out once it comes so far out u need to undo the nut and remove the inner drum totally

Sep 01, 2007 | Hotpoint Ultima WF865 Front Load Washer

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