Question about LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

2 Answers

In spin cycle violent vibration

This washer was given to me and has been in storage for 7 years.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Fixya-Fanatic:

    Visited the website for 90 consecutive days.

  • Master
  • 407 Answers

It could be a few things after sitting for so long 1st drum bearing could have rusted up and needs renewed. 2nd if it has a shocker it could have seized and is not working at all. 3rd the floor its sitting on is not stable and this would cause it to vibrate bad also. Best getting it checked or buy a new one.

Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 388 Answers

First, check to make sure you aren't loading the washer excessively. Many times it is an unbalanced load. Second, check to see if the washer is level. The feet are adjustable and allow you to level the washing machine. While checking the level, make sure the floor underneath is stable as well. Lastly, if these do not help, you may need to have the dampners checked (these are like shock absorbers and minimize the vibration of the drum).

Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: vibration during spin cycle

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 13, 2008

maintenacemi
  • 95 Answers

SOURCE: LG WM0642H front load washer making a loud vibration-type noise

mc not level

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: LG Front Load moves and vibrates violently during

This is a mis-direction. I was informed that I needed to reinforce my floor to reduce the vibration . The problem persisted. Then it turned into a loud roaring when the washer went into spin cycle. I have disassembled the machine to find out that the root of the problem was caused by a leak occuring where the inner tub's spline shaft goes through the bearing assembly in the back. the leak degraded the bearings to the point that caused the vibration to get worse and thus started a cycle of increasing distruction to the bearings untill the leak made its way onto and inside the electrical connectors for the stator. This shorted out the motherboard and totally distroys the machine to the point where the parts are more expensive to fix it then the machine is worth. To repair it you need to get the service manual to find out how to take it apart. After getting the inner and outter tub removed from the machine you need to totally dissemble the tubs so the rear outter tub that holds the bearings can be replaced. To troubleshoot if you have the same problem I had take the back plate off the washer and inspect the area at the bottom of the rotor. If you see any rust or water discoloration trails then start taking the machine apart before the motor shorts out the motherboard and kills the machine.

Posted on Mar 21, 2010

NiftyInsight
  • 15 Answers

SOURCE: Bad vibrations/shaking with LG washing machine WM2032HW

What's the exact model of your washing machine? I'll need this to get you exact part numbers.
If you're looking for a quick and cheap fix that works. Try installing a rubber anti-vibration pad under the washer. I've had the best luck with a pad called Silent Feet. They are pretty hard to find in stores but Amazon.com carries the full line of Silent Feet anti-vibration pads. They will provide you with the best results short of replacing the full shock isolation assembly in the washer. And they cost a lot less.

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

  • 713 Answers

SOURCE: LG WM0642H washer "excessive" vibration

sounds like damper rods are getting worn. they support bowl underneath.i think if u change them it should fix problem. is it noisy during spin?if u need more help please reply. please turn power off b4 working on it do not want any accidents.

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

We installed a stacked set of WFW9250WW and WGD9270XW Whirlpool washer and dryer. When we turned on the washer, everything worked fine until the spin cycle. The machine started vibrating violently and...


Hello, welcome to FixYa.

I understand you have a problem with your stacked washer & dryer, thank you for providing the model number (of both) that is a good start... however I need to follow that up with a couple of questions.


Are these "new to you" machines or have you had them prior to this and just never stacked ?

Also had you run the washer before they where stacked and not noticed an vibrations violently/noise like a hammer spinning inside?

Finally, what method did you use to fasten the dryer to the top of the washer and did you remove the cabinet top of the washer before stacking...for the record it should not be removed as was the case with some other manufactured machines.

Let me know if you can add anything further along with the make & model. I will wait for your reply to move forward.

Thank you for choosing FixYa.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Jul 13, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

1 Answer

Front loading machine shakes violently during spin


Hi,
When my washer did that, I found that the shocks that hold the tub were bad...

Check out this tip I wrote about that...

Washer Problems Washer noise when spinning
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3663122-washer_problems_washer_noise_when

heatman101

May 14, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

My brand new amana washer shakes violently when spinning


try adjusting the feet on the bottom of the washer the floor may not be level to adjust the legs turn them with a wrench or if the lock nuts are not tight turn the legs clockwise as you look at the front of the machine till all four feet are sung on all 4 corners. This is the most common problem. hope this helps and thanks for using fix-ya

Feb 15, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Kenmore he2 washer shakes violently


Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
1. They are there and mount is solid.
2. If they are broken in 1/2.
3. The plastic knuckle mounts are not missing/broken.
4. There is oil in the shock absorber/spring section of the rods.

Also - there are suspension springs on the bottom of the tub that could be broken and/or missing.

Replace/repair as necessary.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Sep 07, 2009 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer is shaking violently when it is time for the spin cycle


Hi you must make sure its level in all directions. ie front to back and side to side. Alos dont overload it. If its on a wooden floor it will vibrate. A concrete floor is the best

Feb 15, 2009 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer is extremely loud


defective back bearing and spin basket..onthejob

Feb 03, 2009 | Frigidaire GLTF2940E Gallery 3.5 Cu. Ft....

2 Answers

Shook Violently first time on spin cycle


Make sure the washer is leveled properly and all four feet are resting on the floor. If it is level, try running one cysle without any clothes in it to see it is spins without that violent shaking.. you may have also had an out of balance load.. Hope that helps!

Aug 13, 2008 | Samsung WF337AA Front Load Washer

2 Answers

Noisy spin cycle


several points. did you put in transit bolts for move and forget to remove them? is machine sitting square on all four legs? is it sitting on a suspended floor? if joist spacing is wide, then this can result in vibration.

Jun 17, 2007 | Hotpoint Ultima WD72 Front Load...

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer Logo

70 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1466 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Are you a LG Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...