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Whirlpool LHW0050PQ Front Loading Washer VERY NOISY during spin cycle

My Whirlpool front loader makes a slapping/banging noise during spin cycle. The house/floor is level on concrete slab foundation. The belt is fine. Lots of vibration and noise during spin cycle. Not over loaded or under loaded. Use correct laundry detergent and settings...any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    washer makes a very load sound during the spin cycle. Also, cycle status lights are out of synch?

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    The washer started making a load noise during the spin cycle even w/o clothes.I can move the tub front to back by hand.Can it be the bearings?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    during spin cycle washer makes terrible banging noise like unbalanced but is not

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    how do I add vinegar to the load I have a front loader HE washer

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014


  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    while in the spin cycle the washer is very noisy

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    makes a lot of noisey and wont balance during spin

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    loud banging spin cycle leaking from bottom

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    bottom leaking and loud banging during spin

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    loud banging spin and leaking from bottom



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Remove the top access panel 3 screws in top rear.
now look around and push on the drum from top
it has suspension shocks and springs like your car they should resist any movements.
look/wiggle the concrete balance blocks , no cracks or loose.
inside the tub are the arm solid /not loose.
run it with the top open what do you see/hear and where
look under the rubber flap in front did anything get under the tub

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