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Hi. I have a Frigidaire washer, GLTF167OASO, and during the spin cycle, I was hearing a thumping sound that was more than just an unbalanced load. Seems like the inner tub is not spinning freely inside the outer tub, as if the shaft it spins on has broken. Even with nothing in the washer, I can hear the inner tub rubbing on the sides of the outer tub. Does it sound like this might be a repair that a moderately skilled Joe Homeowner type could handle? Thanks.

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SOURCE: Washer will not Spin during SPIN CYCLES

IT IS THE DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY, COST AROUND $50.00 WHICH IS FAR BETTER THAN $300.00, WHAT A SERVICE REPAIR PERSON WILL CHARGE YOU. YEA IT'S THE CRAZIEST THING IMAGINABLE, THE DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY BEING THE CAUSE FOR IT TO NOT SPIN ALL THE WATER OUT. I FIXED MINE MYSELF, HAD TO TAKE IT ALL APART VERY CAREFULLY, BUT I SAVED MYSELF $250.00. YOU CAN GET THE PART ONLINE OR GO TO NEAREST APPLIANCE PARTS STORE IN YOUR CITY. ASK FOR DOOR LOCK ASSEMBLY. THEY WILL KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT BECAUSE IT IS A VERY COMMON, I REPEAT VERY COMMON PROBLEM WITH THIS BRAND OF WASHING MACHINE.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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SOURCE: The inner tub is out of balance and rubbing against the outer tub

The rear bearing is part of the back half of the outer tub. In some cases the basket will need replaced also if the shaft is scored. This is a big job. In most cases whirlpool will warranty the parts for 10 years but not the labor. Will need to check in your owners manual. Hope this helps

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: spin cycle very loud,

spin surpport defective,,,this part is under warranty,,lifetime warranty..contact whirlpool for replacement of spin basket,,onthejopb

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Inner tub broke away from outer tub casing

yes its fixable but labour costs are high & its not a quick repair job!
go get a new one!
less stress no waiting!
Cheers Rob

Posted on Jul 21, 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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