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Washing machine my kenmore 80 series washer is making thumping-knocking noises at the end of the spin cycle which are very loud.  I checked and the machine is level. It does this even without cloths in the drum.  I removed the agitator and the drive block doesn't appear to be worn.  What else could be causing the problem?

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This sounds like the brakes have gotten some residue on them and are grabbing way too hard. The banging is the tub stopping too fast and the torque from this makes the tub bang into the cabinet. Just one bang at the end of a spin. Is this correct???

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