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Spin cycle of my duet washe3r is very loud

My washer is balanced but the spin cycle of every load sounds like an airpane getting ready to take off. the shipping bolts are out

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Are you sure your machine is balanced and installed on a sturdy foundation?

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My whirlpool duet washer hammers very loud when it spins. The outside of the machine doesn't seem to vibrate much but it is very loud.


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My washer is out of balance when spinning.


Hi,
Your problem is probably much more than the washer being out of balance. The front load washers have shock absorbers that hold them from moving all over the place. These have a habit of breaking. Then the drum hammers and sounds like things are flying apart. Pull the bottom front off and check the shocks. Typically the rings where the pins go throuhg are where they will break. Sometimes at first they look okay and you have to grab them and move them to see that they are broken.

I hope that this will help you to solve your problem!

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During the final spin cycle, our front loading whirlpool is making a really loud noise - it sounds like a train is going through the house. It is in the basement on a concrete floor.


If the washer is brand new, look on the back panel and make sure the 4 transportation bolts have been removed. The bolts should be roemoved completely - they are only necessary to protect the washer during transportation.

If the bolts are removed, adjust the front two legs to be 1/4 inch higher than the back two. That 1/4 inch will balance the washer during the spin cycle, perfectly.

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Grinding duet ghw9150pw4 front load washer


This is joyce
I just had to have my barrons replaced in my washer on the spin cycle it sounded like plane taking off. I dont know about yours but mine was loud, you probl. have the same problem. get a technician to come and check it out, all these machine's are hard to work on so let professional take care of it. if you need me to find someone in your area please just let me know.
thanks,
joyce

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