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My whirlpool duet washer hammers very loud when it spins. The outside of the machine doesn't seem to vibrate much but it is very loud.

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That is a common occurrence with dryers such as this one. Even though it sounds bad, it is harmless. If it really bothers, you can re-balance the load and it should reduce the vibration.

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    Cathy Newman Nov 24, 2013

    Mine is doing the same thing and it definitely is not due to unbalanced load -- I redistribute time and time and eve witha small light load, during spin it clangs like a broken gear then quiets and just stops (no spinning) clothes are ringing wet.

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Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.

If there's a loud thumping noise during the spin cycle, the load of clothes has probably gotten unbalanced. Open the lid, redistribute the clothes in the washer, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.


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Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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