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Spin Cycle Problems / Noise

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Our washing machine, a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II - LSN1000LW0, is giving me a hassle. The other night, as it entered spin cycle, it started making a horrendous knocking noise (almost like an "unbalanced load" knock). I re-adjusted the load and tried again......same noise. I ran to Sears in the morning and purchased a motor coupler (I had already replaced two in the past), but when I went underneath, the coupler was intact.

After rigging the lid switch to spin with the lid open, the inner basket spins very slowly and I am assuming the knocking is coming from the fact that whatever is trying to drive the inner basket is slipping (or whatever) and not engaging the basket for "full spin".

So, I am wondering what's the dealie-o. I removed the motor and pulled the drive shaft out. Everything "looks intact"....meaning I don't see any broken pieces or springs laying around, but obviously something is busted. That is what has brought me here. Can anyone offer some assistance?

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Re: Spin Cycle Problems / Noise

Have notice some spring below or in the floor ? the drum basket need a balancer spring in order the drum will control it movement and soundless .available in any apliances center.

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