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Whirlpool spin cycle rattling

When the spin cycle starts it sounds like a screw is rattling in the drum

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Well, it just might be. :-) More than likely you have something in your machine basket that is loose. Probably a coin or something from clothes previously dried or washed in the machine. This is quite common, especially for folks who carry coins or loose objects in their pockets. Remove whatever is loose in the basket and you will have solved your problem.

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