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Front load frigidaire gallery gltf1670a washing machine makes a "knocking" noise (rythmic/consistent) during the spin cycle - not very loud but definitely noticeable. Sounds like "engine-knock" on an automobile. Any suggestions/problem solving solutions appreciated. Thanks

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SOURCE: Front Loader- drum is loose

I had the same problem and last night the drum dropped. It is no longer suspended in the washer it is hanging in hte machine. Repair man said it does not look good. Glad I bought the extended service contract.

Posted on Oct 05, 2008

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SOURCE: FWT445GES1 Washer makes loud banging noises like it's going to explode.

Washer- you need a complete tub and bearring kit. this is a common problem for people who have well water. (also just happens) the rear yoke has become corroded and broken. its a costly repair.

dryer - you would need a new front slider seal. very simple to install.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: My model #gltr1670aso makes loud noises during spin cycle

Usually this is due to either the drum support breaking or the back bearing being bad-neither easy to fix- or worth it. Try lifting the drum up and down, if it moves up and down they are bad. I see this a lot, and the price of repair isn't worth it. Craig

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Machine makes loud banging noise during the spin cycle

The load is out of balance. Open the lid and redistribute the contents. When it's empty, grab the basket and give it a slight push sideways. It should move a little but, not free swing. If it doesn't have much resistance, the "snubber" has dried out and should be replaced. It is simply a piece of rubber in a metal bracket, that rests on the tub. When the basket spins,the snubber keeps it from jumping around.

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire was tub makes loud thump noise during spin cycle....

Need more information to make an accurate diagnosis, try removing the front panel (two screws at bottom) and visually check first the belt (all the way around) and then the springs that hold the tub suspended.
I would bet on the belt.
Quentin

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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