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Banging during high speed spin cycle

The washer was in storage for two and half years and now it bangs pretty loudly during the high speed spin cycle. The drum is visibly oscillating. Is this a result of having sat for a long time? Is there any repair that can make it stop banging?

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  • Erik Burian Mar 05, 2007

    Back two stuts were outside the shocks. Must have been inverted during storage or shipment. Back on and no banging. Thanks!

    Now we're trying to tackle the old socks smell.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    when the boilker starts up it makes a bang then runs ok till the next time then it bangs again

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    beco wma 1512

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Laco, drop the bottom front panel and see if all of the shocks are in tact on the tub assy. They just insert and lock by turning. If these are ok, check the back belt pulley. Sometimes one of the tines will split or crack and you will get this symptom. Catriver..post back.

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