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Clunking during spin

My front loader is making a horrible banging, clunking noise when it is spinning in high speed. Only happens on normal wash cycle, not on perma pressed. Any ideas??

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Re: Clunking during spin

I had the same problem.It turned out that the pump was clogged with coins and the pump was working way to hard to suck the water out with all those coins plugging up the pump causing the clunking sound and vibration during the spin cycles

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Checked the shocks, they appeared to be okay. I've also read that the spider that holds the drum can crack/break, causing similar symptoms.

Point is moot anyway as the wife thought it was too small anyway. Bought a Samsung at a Home improvement warehouse (the guys with the blue aprons....) and it washes like crazy. Only time will tell if it's durable.


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Re: Clunking during spin

See if the shocks are not broken. if you spin the wash basket by hand and hear a grinding noise, then your bearing would most likely be bad

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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