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Spinning Siemnens WXL142 washer. spinning problem, the machine recently made a load banging noise and the door came open breaking part of the door catch, I have checked the filter area OK! I have resecured the load senser plate in the base of the machine as it was loose!!! it's 8.5 years old and done tons of washing is it Knacked????

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Spring or shock absorber may have come loose

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When it gets to spin cycle it move all over the placy bang into wall ????


Check to see if the machine is level and all the 4 legs are making good contact with the floor. If the machine is level, check to see if the machine spins freely. Open the door and check the drum. It should be hang straight in the opening. Spin the drum by hand and listen for any strange noises. It should spins quietly without any banging noises. If that check out, remove the lower access cover and look at the wash drum. There are two shock absorbers. If they look damaged, they will need to be replaced.

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Remove the top cover, and release the door catch from inside the washer, you will probably need a screwdriver or similar to do do this.You will need to replace the door catch and spring, and possibly the door lock, as it may break when you force the door open.



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The pieces of plastic you refer to are from inside the outer drum, because what is happening is the inner drum is catching the outer drum, and breaking the plastic inside.
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I think that the drum bearings have gone on the machine..

To open the door and spin the empty drum quickly by hand and you should hear the noise or say a less amplifed one.. You can also move the inner drum up and down to see if there is something wrong with it..

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