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LOOSE DRUM, BANGING - Frigidaire GLTF1240A Front Load Washer

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

Check out this tip I wrote about that...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3663122-washer_problems_washer_noise_when

heatman101

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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SOURCE: Drum is banging during spin cycle.

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

Check out this tip I wrote about that...

Washer Problems Washer noise when spinning
http://www.fixya.com/support/r3663122-washer_problems_washer_noise_when

heatman101

Posted on May 15, 2010

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SOURCE: dryer banging

Check the vibration damper rods. It is detecting an uneven load and stopping.


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Posted on Sep 10, 2010

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3. The spinner has come loose from the basket (what you describe)

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Check your owners manual for possible limited warranty. Contact Whirlpool for potential warranty repair concessions for case 3 if not covered under limited warranty.

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