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My hotpoint wf440 makes a very loud banging noise when on spin. could you tell me the problem please and how i could fix it? thanks

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Hi.
Does it do this with no clothes in - or only when loaded? It could be that one or more of the springs or gas struts has come off, or broken. The springs are usually visible under the top cover, and the gas struts - they look like car shock absorbers - are usually visible down at floor level.

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if you wanna try it your self then i have a similar solution you can use posted for a wma. the only thing diffrence is that its easier than the wma..

cheer washdoctor

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