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My Whirlpool washer LSR8233EQ1 makes a loud banging sound during

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My Whirlpool washer LSR8233EQ1 makes a loud banging sound during the spin cycle.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
let me check the model for # XXXXX Bryan
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

ok Bryan.

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
There is another # XXXXX
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
ok is this banging when its spinning? let me know thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

While it is spinning.

 

Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
ok the fisrt thing you should try is leveling this. tip the machine forward an you will see the back legs. tap these wiith a hammer and they should drop down. these are self leveling legs. then let machine back down and try it. let me know thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Legs move freely...still bangs.
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
does this bang when it stops spinning or the whole time its spinning?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

the entire time spinning...

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

bryan, did you get that? the whole time spinning.

 

Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
ok I'm sending you a video on how to remove the cabinet on this, you need to check for broken springs and other possible causes, I will walk you through what to ceck once you get the cabinet off, watch entire video because there are different machine cabinet removals. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNRd04vwc4Y&feature=PlayList&p=F7887BFEC1C720B3&playnext=1&index=13 let me know when you get cabinet off. thanks Bryan
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
cabinet off, no broken springs or loose bolts....
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
ok we are narrowing it down. have you moved this lately from one house or room to another?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

No, its been in the same spot for years.

 

What should I check next?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Bryan still there?

Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
ok this is probably going to be one of two causes. these . Part 2978the tub wear pads. or this. Part 546905the skate plate kit.sometimes these shift out of possition and it really starts banging. you have to have someone lift up on the entire tub assembl and turn thios around until it seats right.click here for all the diagrams on this machine , http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=257418 there is one more possiblity , Part 547691iiner tub and ballance ring assembly , hope this helps. thanks Bryan

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