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Abnormal noise and vibration

Hello, experts. My Frigidaire GLD2150RCC has after three year's service developed an unusual noise and vibration. It seems to be occurring when the washer is pumping out to drain. It does this upon first start up and then in later cycles when it is pumping.

It creates a deep vibration that rattles the cabinets. It seems to be laboring hard, like pump cavitation. There is no air gap installed. I am guessing that the drain hose is partially blocked or perhaps the pump is simply worn.

The washer otherwise washes normally and effectively.

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  • mordo Feb 24, 2008

    Thanks, willymik, I'll investigate.

    If I end up deciding it's a blockage, where do you suggest I look first? Easiest route seems to be at the hose to trap connection, yes?

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To follow up on this problem, I successfully solved the problem.

I disassembled the drain pump and found a piece of a toothpick in amongst the impeller vanes. I don't know if was actually preventing the impeller from turning or if it simply was interfering with the impeller but after removing it, the washer is back to normal operating condition.

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

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Pump is viabrating against body remove frond base and separate metals or slip a bit of foam between
should fix problem
oterwise there may be obstuction in drain pump

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

  • william mikkelson Feb 25, 2008

    you need to remove the dishwasher from kitchen cabinet then remove panels to access drain pump take off pump at dishwasher and check in there

    there maybe some string or tyes tangled around impellor blades

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