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Hi There: Our machine makes a loud banging noise...as if sneakers are in the drum, during the wash and spin cycle. Opened up the door and found several plastic shavings under the gray flap. Shavings appear to be from the plastic edge. What is the problem and how do we go about fixing it?

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  • niftystuff1 Oct 14, 2010

    ooops....it is a front load washer GE model #GEHW9150PWO..........Thanks

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You did not supply the make and model of the washer. But from your description, it seem like you have a front load washer. The problem you describe sound like the support arms that hold the wash drum are broken. It is a big job to fix and also an expensive one unless it is still under warranty. The wash drum and spider will need to be replaced at a minimum, if the outer wash tub is damaged, it will also need to be replaced. The wash tub is made of plastic, and it is being damaged with the wash drum scraping the insides of the tub. To repair the entire washer needs to be disassembled and the drum and tub needs to be removed. The parts and labor most likely exceed the cost of the machine. Sorry.

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The balance spring it broke

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