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My whirlpool washer Model number WTW4950XW3 makes a loud banging noise during spin cycle. What could it be?

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Unbalanced load. Some washing machines are more susceptible than others.

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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 14, 2008

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SOURCE: my kenmore 417.42042100 model front

Here's what the problem is. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwpKP_9_fAA&feature=player_embedded

It's been designed to fail so that you buy an expensive part. 

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SOURCE: My model #gltr1670aso makes loud noises during spin cycle

Usually this is due to either the drum support breaking or the back bearing being bad-neither easy to fix- or worth it. Try lifting the drum up and down, if it moves up and down they are bad. I see this a lot, and the price of repair isn't worth it. Craig

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Washer may be out of balance, Move closes around in washer and restart

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what kinda noise, sqeeling, or clunking, mite be sumthing small that made its way behind ajatator an is causeing noise..or one of the springs that hold it broke..sorry i dont no what kind of noise.....

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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