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I have a fridgidaire gallery front load washer. model # FWT449GFS2. The other day it started making a noise on spin cycle and leaking water. I pulled the top panel off and found a hole in the top back right hand side of the drum (rh when facing the front). I found the approx 5" piece laying in the bottom of washer housing. I think I can epoxy it back it place with no leaks, but I'm assuming there is something else that caused it to happen. I visually check the shocks at the bottom of the drum housing and both appear ok. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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turn the tub on the inside if it feels ruff as it turns and makes a noise then most likely you have a bad rear bearing, if it is smooth in turning and no noise then turn to drain or spin possibly something stuck in drain pump. the drain pump will start up first if you hear the noise then the drain pump is accessed from the front lower cover, if its the rear bearing probably not worth fixing about 400.00 in parts and alot of work.

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Sounds very similar to having something such as a sock or small article of clothing that is too large to be sucked down the drain hose into the pump. So what happens is it hangs around between the inner and outer drums and sometimes gets itself lodged over the drum drain hole, and can allow water to be centrifically flung over the top of the drum. Most times when the spin cycle stops, the article of clothing will dislodge and float around inside the drum only to do it again later....
If you can remove the top of the machine, you can usually see the gap between the two drums and use a piece of coathanger wire with a small hook on the end and "go fishing in the area between the two drums and close to the drain hole location... bet you'll find something in there... Let me know how it goes... and if I can help .. ken

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