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5 year old Frigidaire Front Load Stackable Washer Model #GSTF1670AS used by one adult and one child, loud clanking during final spin cycle, feels like the barrel had dropped or something. Called repair guy said sounds like drum needs to be completed replaced something about pistons ...800 bucks, machine was 600 5 years ago, any suggestions? biggest problem, no one wants to look at it because its a stackable in a little closet in half bath main floor. thank you ...

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SOURCE: Frigidaire top-load washer Loud noise during spin

its either the upper spin bearing or lower spin bearing. the upper can be replaced by itself but the lower requires the transmission the be replaced

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Yes, you can use any safety 4-prong as long as it is a dryer cord rated at 220V.

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the front panel will need to come off, disconnect power to unit.
remove the angular panel between the units theres a couple of screws behind there to remove the console(it drops sown no need to remove)
next there are maybe 4 screws across the very top of the unit (actually will be easier to remve the entire top of unit)
2 more screws behind the console then release the front panel, need to be mindfull of door switch wires.
ok from here you can reach under drum and release the tension pulley holding the belt( beforeyou do get a feel (you wont be able to see it) get a feel for how it operates and applies tension because youre gonna have to reattach in in alittle while
after that grab hold of the entire drum and give it a good lift off the rear bearing, might need a little ummf but ittl come out. afterthat follow instuctions in th ekit and reassemble unit.
my adive is that you use the supplied screws that hold rear bearing to drum to thread the rear bearing plate ahead of actually trying to secure it. much easier trying to reach in the drum and tightene the screws if the holes are all ready threaded.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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thats funny cause they dont have belts

most have motor couplings that will break and it wont spin

if it still agitates its gotta a motor coupling

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HI .THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE WATER PUMP.REMOVE 2 SCREWS AT BOTTOM OF FRONT PANEL . PUMP ON RIGHT .REMOVE HOSES AND CLEAN OUT THANKS THE APPLIANCE DOC.

Posted on Oct 04, 2008

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