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Spin cycle when spinning cloths bunches up causing the be unbalanced hitting the inside walls of the washer

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The washer needs to be leveled with a level first.If it is level than the clothes should float evenly in water.Not level everything floats to the un even side and they will bunch up.

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Why does it always become unbalanced in spin cycle?


how confident are you to get inside it? Check the balance springs and shock absorbers.

Normally it is two simple things.

First the machine must be level front to back and left to right. Also all 4 feet must be in equal contact with the floor.

Make sure you load the washer evenly with clothes. Mix large and small items so when the spin starts the clothes even out. Never wash just one large item that is very absorbent, like one bathrobe or one blanket..

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Those parts you can check
1/ strings holding the drum were broken causing drum unbalancing when it spins.
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This is caused by an unbalanced load. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothing evenly. The knocking will stop.

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Hello,have to tell you that most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping noise during the spin, the load of cloth may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the cloths, then restart the machine. Repeat these steps if necessary.

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Please report back what you find, OK?

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Hi Jim, you issue could be caused by a couple either one of a of the following,
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2) Unbalanced load, most machines wont spin 1 item, its a safety thing, if a machine spins with one heavy item it puts the drum out of balance resulting in excessive drum movement possibly damaging the inside of the machine and put indue stress on the bearings. Try putting it on a spin cycle with no clothes in

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I usually stand in front of the washer and take the plams of my hands and forcefully provide a force with the heel of my hands on the side front corners and the lip comes up

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This should allow you to get the top off to see if a spring has broken or slipped off


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hi there,

Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping/or sound
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How did that answer get an 83% rating? It is absolutely useless. My washer has the exact same problem as described above.During the spin cycle it sounds like a jet engine. It kinda sounds like the belt hitting the drive wheel but may be bearings in the motor.

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