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Loud noise on Spin Cycle

On the spin cycle there is a loud vibrating noise that I just noticed. I was able to complete the load without any noticeable problems. However, I tried another load and it shut off in the middle of the spin and there was a burning smell. Checked all the functions after the burning smell and everything still works, but there is still a loud vibrating noise during the spin. Thanks

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Good Afternoon Carrie,

I understand that you are hearing a loud noise in the spin cycle as well as water leaking from your Frigidaire washer, model# GLTF1040AS0.

You will commonly hear a high pitched "jet engine" noise during the spin cycle. If you are hearing a vibrating noise, it could be your washer is not resting firmly on the floor. With this you will adjust the leveling legs so the washer is level. If after leveling your washer you are still receiving a vibrating sound, you might want to redistribute the wash load inside your appliance.

If after you redistribute the wash load, you are still hearing a loud noise in the spin cycle, I suggest contacting a local authorized technician.

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