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Kenmore elite quiet pak 2

About 10 years old suddenly starting to make VERY loud banging noise seems to caused by drum's extreme movement during spin cycle.... help, can we fix this without too much $$$

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    Aimee W Nov 16, 2013

    sounds like from my research may be bearings? how would I check to see if it was anything else?

  • Bernice Wartella
    Bernice Wartella Mar 02, 2014

    changing the springs

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No it is very expensive to repair. You have to buy the whole rear portion of the outer drum if it is the bearings. Or a tub spider which holds the inner tub to the spindle that spins it. it is a very labor intensive repair. you would also need the outer tub seal/gasket for reassembly. If you are a skilled mechanic you may be able to repair it cheaper than a new one, but be prepared to spent the better part of you weekend working on it.

Posted on Nov 17, 2013

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SOURCE: Loud Noise during spin cycle

drum bearings are gone,it would cost too much to repair,the drum shaft would to be repalced as well.Sorry

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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SOURCE: My wash spins SO loudly

hiya
sounds like your drum bearings are in need of replacing.

hope this helps


please dont forget to rate the helpfulness of this reply, thanks kj

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

SOURCE: kenmore series 80 washer makes loud knocking noise during spin cy

Unless your front loader is set firmly on concrete and leveled to perfection, the force of a heavy wash load spinning in excess of 1000rpm will create a bit of vibration and noise.A firm footing is your best defense against to much movement.
Also due to the earlier movements during the spin cycle, the shocks that are used to dampen the spin cycle might have been broken or damaged.
If the problem persists inspite of proper levelling, please do check for the shocks or might have them replaced them for good.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore front load washer #44072 drum banging noise

I have the same problem...the solution is called new washer. I was told it could be overhauled to the tune about $600...barrings are going out. Mine is just 7 years old and that's disappointing.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud dry sounding spin cycle

I had the same problem with mine. The noise was verry loud towards the end...2 years I was a happy camper with my top of the line Cabrio, and then started to do the noise, a friend who work on washers told me that it was the transmission and to let it bust it self and then fix it. I have a home service warranty that covers the washer and they send a tech to fix it, he fix the problem with the transmission but now I have a problem of UL Unbalance Load all the time and I have to be moving the cloth around and move the knob to drain and spin all the time to get the the machine to drain the water. good luck with your problem

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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