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Frigidaire front load washer model GLTF1670ASO

Hi...During high speed spin cycle, the machine shakes, rattles and almost rolls! A loud clanging noise is also heard, and sounds as though solid pieces are hitting each other. Opened the top panel and cant see evidence that anything is loose or worn. Ran spin cycle with top open and still cant see whats causing the noise. Also can you suggest how to determine if shocks and springs need to be replaced.

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2008

    Exact problem,,it's the bearing, which is attached to the tub, I called Frigidaire, $179 for the part.

  • captdmt Mar 10, 2009

    very loud noise when in final spin sounds like something broke started all at once no noise before no grease leakage from rear bearing, shocks and springs seem alright drum doesn't seem loose

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Check the shocks on the bottom of the drum. I had the same problem and had to replace the shocks because they were broken in half.

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Is the inner drum loose check to see if it moves if so may need bearings/inner drum.are the schocks rusty from water leaks.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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There is a part called a spider on the back of the tub inside the drum. The spider breaks and the tub needs to be replaced. +/- $250.00. Cannot buy the tub or spider separately. Do not run the machine too long in this condition as there are screws that will cut thru the drum and it will leak and need replaced too.

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