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Makes a thumping noise & vibrates once every revolution--worse when light load

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The tensioner for the belt has a worn bearing or a locked up bearing causing your problem. The very front panel will have to come off to gain access to these parts. The tensioner is located at the bottom of the dryer

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Once it goes to the last spin cycle ,( the fastest one) it starts making a thumping sound . could it be a belt or bearing?




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When my washer did that, I found that the shocks that hold the tub were bad...

Check out this tip I wrote about the noise and vibration that front load washers can make..

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Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

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Washing machine is working fine but has started making a real loud noise when spinning doesn't matter what speed or cycle it has always been real quite only had washer 3 years does not knock or seem out of...


As washing machines age some of the bearings and seals can begin to wear. After 3 years this wear my cause some noise but will not harm the operation of the appliance. Occasionally debris may become lodged around the drum. Visually check the drum for any lodged clothing, coins, plastic, etc. If you feel confident enough, remove the cover on the washing machine and check the drain for large debris.
If all else fails, installing an anti-vibration pad can lessen the amount of vibration/noise that you hear. Basically, even a small amount of vibration noise like you are describing can be amplified when it transfers to the floor of your laundry room. Try installing a set of small rubber anti-vibration pads like Silent Feet and you might be pleasantly surprised by the improvement.
If the noise gets worse or changes to a thumping or knocking, call you appliance technician or let me know. That may be the sign of something more serious, but I wouldn't be worried right now.

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Drum makes thumping noise with every revolution


it generally happens if you are not loading the drier properly. load the wet clothes such that they all are kept towards the centre of the drier tub. this solution is applicable only for a top load machine

Jul 03, 2009 | Dryers

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Excessive noise/vibration


Vibration problem occurs on dryer/washers because of bad dampers generally. When drum is loaded, the load is distributed randomly, so its create vibration when drum spin in certain revolution. The dampers are supposed to take this vibration and minimize them.

There are more possibilities like drum dislocation or bended drum etc.

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Loud noise kenmore washer


  • Hi,
  • try these out:
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  2. Level the machine
  3. Inspect the water pump for a blockage
  4. Inspect the coupling
  5. Inspect the transmission
  6. Adjust the drive belt tension
  7. Check the motor bearings
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Noise once every revolution


You either have a bad bearing in one of your wheels or in your bottom bracket ( where the crank is connected ) It could also be a pit in the bottom bracket where the bearings ride. If this thump occurs about the same spot on your cranking revolutions I would say it is a pit in that bottom bracket. If it were the bearings themselves that were worn the thump would be more random. The first thing to do would be to remove the chain from the crank. Then crank the pedals using your hands and see if you can feel that thump or vibration with your hands. If you feel it there then replace the bottom bracket or get new bearings. If this does not solve your problem then check the wheel bearings. Just take the wheels off and spin them while holding onto the hubs with your hands. If the wheel bearings are bad you should feel a roughness or vibration while spinning them. Since you described this as a thump I would say problem is not your wheels. They would make more of a clicking sound. Good Luck

Jan 27, 2009 | Cycling

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My dryer -model FER311F makes a thumping noise while in use.


Check the 4 feet & make sure top of of appliance is level. These 4 feet will have threaded adjustments, just tilt the dryer back and should be able to turn with your hand or may require pliers, good luck.

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Rythmic thumping sound


probably the rear bearing or the drum shaft

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Henry, its going to be 1 of 2 things. Check inside your drum, see if the vent in the rear has burning or discoloration around it. If it does, it sounds as if your vent is restricted causing the unit to overheat, so clean/fix/replace the venting and your support pulleys will need to be repalce ie flat spots from overheat. If there is no scoarching marks and you know its not the vent or heat issue, the drum seam may have parted causing the thump as every revolution is made.

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