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Loud banging during spin cycle

To me washers are a mystery so I really have no idea where to even begin. anyway, beginning yesterday evening we did some laundry and during the spin cycle there was a slight knocking sound as if something was off balance, when I looked everything looked to be in order and the cycle was almost done so I just watched to make sure nothing went crazy. Things finished up and I just assumed that the clothes were just off balance.
Today we ran another load and this time it was much louder (kind of BANG BANG BANG BANG). Again it was at the end of the final spin cycle.
I'm sure this is probably an easy thing to diagnose, but I really just don't know where to start.
again it is a kenmore front loader.

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  • mhaave Jul 08, 2008

    there is a loud banging during spin cyle - even if the washer is empty

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Please balance your washer and use smaller loads

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