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Last night our GE WCXH208A1WW washing machine starting making a loud banging noise during spin cycle.

On inspecting the drum... it does not seem to move up and down and seems quite stable however I can move it front to back up to 5 or 6 inches. I am not sure if this is normal.

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  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2015

    I took the back off and when I pull or push on the belt pulley there is 1/4 to 1/2 inch of play forward and back with a click noise. Could this be my problem? I will try to upload a video to show.


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I don't think that much movement is normal front to back. The spin drum is held in place by a big nut on the back outside of washer. Remove back panel and look at big pulley/belt system and see if it is loose. Pulley should be held on with a big nut.

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  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2015

    Hi Jerry... thanks for your help. I'm not sure if I'm reposting or not but I don't see my response that I just submitted a few minutes ago so I will resubmit with video. I took the back off the washer and when I pull and push on the pulley it moves about 1/2 inch and makes a clicking noise. I have added a video to show what I mean.


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Out of balance your laundry was out of balance

Posted on Apr 07, 2015

Testimonial: "Not out of balance. We did 3 additional washes and same result."

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    johnny rebel Apr 07, 2015

    if the tub moves easily from side to side and does not center itself,then theproblem is with the weight in the bottom of the washer,a support may be busted

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