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Kenmore Elite. When it spins it sounds like a screw or some metalic item is banging around, i wantr to remove the tub to see if there is any thing there.

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There is a bolt in the middle take it out

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Bangs around when spinning


You most likely have a broken strut, or two. These are located in the bottom of the washer and can be inspected / accessed by removing the screws from the bottom of the front panel. The front access panel is seamed below the door trim and when the screws are removed you will have to pull the bottom of the panel forward slightly and allow it to drop down. The struts are a little tricky to replace and are usually held in with dowel like pins both to the tub and the base of the machine. The pins have a locking tab that will need to be pressed in to allow you to slide them out. You may have to tap them lightly with a hammer to get them to pop out after you press the tab in and start sliding them out of position.
DO NOT run the washer until you have replaced the struts as you may crack the outer tub and have a huge repair expense on your hands.
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One of the support arms on the back of the spin basket (stainless steel tub) is broken and causing it to spin in the fashion you describe. The only fix is to replace the spin basket. Using it in its current condition will cause serious damge to the outer tub shell. Let me know if you decide to replace it or need assistance locating a replacement tub. I can assist you in how to disassemble the washer and how to reinstall a new tub. Sorry...I wish this was better news.

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Click on "troubleshooting" above and type "banging" after clicking "find solution", i have a couple of postings there. You could also read others.

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