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Banging tumbler during spin cycle

My front loading frigidaire gallery washer makes this real loud banging sound during the spin cycle...it just started happening a couple of days ago....I tried to manually move the tumbler and it fixed the problem for about two minutes,then it started again...Can you please help me or do i need a repairman to come out and adjust the tumbler....or is it another issue?
Thanks for your help.........

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  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

    My four-year old Frigidare 3.1 cu. ft front load washer started banging loudly during the spin cycle and we were unable to resolve it by rebalancing the load.

  • willtry May 27, 2008

    My figidaire 3.1 cf front load washer continues to bang ever so loudly during the spin cycle, no matter whether it is full or empty. I replaced the pair of shock absorbers because one was cracked but that did not resolve the problem. The wiper arms are all secure, nothing is under the rubber skirt and the concrete slabs are secure. It sounds like the banging is coming from within the tumbler; there is no banging against the sides of the cabinet.

  • seanmag Feb 16, 2009

    Hi - I have a very similar problem but I think it's the main drum bearing. Is there any point in trying to replace this or would it be too expensive?

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Be certain that nothing got under the rubber skirt, pull it back and look /feel under it .
inside the tub are the large wiper arms solid and not come loose.
open the top access panel (3 screws in top rear )
and open the bottom access Panel (3 screws in bottom front)
Dissconnect power .
Look at the springs and arms that attach to the tub are they secure.
is the large stone concreate slabs secure.
move all these items and push at them all secure?
you can run it while open but the bottom has a switch on front right that has to be closed.
look watch listen.

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