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The drum seems to be very loose and move up and down. clothes get stuck in the edge of the drum and get burn marks

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Get rid if that piece of **** and buy another brand all together. Mine started doing the same thing at 3 months old and I couldn't get any help with the problem from Frigidaire or the store where it was purchased. If anyone from Frigidaire is reading this and would care to help out by standing behind your product my e-mail address is george_holder@bellsouth.net If not then I'll keep slamming your products and refuse to purchase any either. Your company has very poor technical help. A don't care attitude would pretty much sums it up.

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