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My Kenmore Washer Elite HE3, front loaded, makes a very loud knocking noise when it spins ?

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

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Your problem may not be a broken spider assembly. My Kenmore Elite (model # 110-42822-203) had a kocking problem as well. After taking the back off, I discovered that the nut holding the pulley to the drum shaft (on the outside of the outer basket) was slightly loose. I simply re-tightened this an the knock went away. The pulley was shifting on the shaft ever so slightly, leading to the knock. Cost of fix: $0. :-).

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