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Model-WHDSR316GOWN. Sounds like the drum is banging against the outer wall during wash cycle, not spin. Drum also seems to move too easily around the interior. Is there a bracket that may be broken? Is this an easy repair?

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3 things can do this,there is a shock absorber mounted from the "platform" assembly up to the tub cover on top of the tub that has become dislodged,broken,etc., also there is a "Spring/Suspension rod" also connected in the same manner that can do the same as above shock can,otherwise,there also are 4 "tub dampening straps" located around the top of the tub and they can break off the tub cover and aid in the first 2 issues,you need to remove the front cover by taking a flat blade/putty knife between the top and front cover near the sides and pop the clips holding the front panel on,then you can remove the lid-switch wires and remove the top cover to inspect all above possibilities

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