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I bought the LG about 3 years ago and had the same banging problem. After getting a real run around I made them replace the machine.  No easy task.
Last week the banging started again. I dread the whole process of getting this repair as the original service guy was a kittle clueless.
Also, during the this time there have been several failures while washing when a code would flash and shut the machine down.  To resolve this I would unplug the machine and it would reset without having to have service.
I would never buy an LG washing machine. It really is a heap of ****.

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  • gelsscan Jun 04, 2009

    Having checked around on the WWW it seems that the banging problem of LG front load washing machines is widely know = US, Philippines. the UK.

    This is NOT a problem of missing parts - BUT a real problem that LG obviously knows about -

    It's called BAD DESIGN and

    BAD after sale NON service.

    LG should come up to the plate and accept the responsibility of a BAD product and make good in free repair or replacement.

    NEVER will I purchase any LG products

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The person who sold it to u probably know it was missing a piece if i was u i would buy a manual and try to see if all the pieces are right or missing and in order and then if it is show the people what the problem was and tel the boss they half done their job

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