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Makes a hard banging noise when the washer is draining and spinning

I know what the banging noise is when the load is unbalanced, this noise sounds like gears or bearings.Any tips of what to look for and how to fix it would be helpful.
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Check the springs, and make sure the water ring still has water in it.

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