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The drum is wobbling and banging in the high spin cycle and it does not matter what size load is in the machine. Can I inspect the drum and guide rollers "if any" by removing the front panel?

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No you cant. to inspect it, remove the top panel. You probably have a broken or un hooked suspension/stablizer spring on the left or right side of the drum frame housing.

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