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Shakes wildly and loudly in spin cycles

This is the second Frigidaire front loader we have owned in the last 6.5 yrs and the second to experience the same problem! At first I thought it was just an out of balance load, but it has continued since.

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These machines do not do well if they are installed on certain types of flooring. They jump around when they spin and generally go nuts! I have one, so I've seen them do this. Ours was sitting on pergo which is very shiny and smooth. The washer did this most of the time. My husband bought a small commercial rug that has rubber backing which really sticks to the floor and put it completely under the washer. I changed the way I load the clothing. For example:
Don't overload

Don't mix very heavy items like towels with very light items:

Heavy together andnot too many

Light together

A repairman told us about the floor and I read the rest in my manual. Our washer works fine now.


I hope something here will help you as well.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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The bearing has gone bad and will need to be replaced. It is located towards the back of the machine and so the back panel will have to be removed to access it.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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