Tub made banging noise when stopping from spin cycle

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Timothy From Broken Arrow, OK

Nov 18, 2008

5 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

I notice a strange noise when ever the tub would shut down from a spin cycle. When I would load clothes it seemed that the basket had to much lateral movement. I looked between the top of the frame & basket & found 2 of the dampening straps had broken. Ordered 4 of them to replace all the straps.

Replacement was easy. I popped the front cover of the machine off. Remove 2 screws which held the top down which gave easy access to the straps. The straps are held in place by 2 screws so it was a simple process of removing the screws, removing the straps from their anchors & reinstalling the screws with the new straps. Job done. Reinstall the top & front of the machine & put the wife back to work.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Tub Dampening Strap

Part Number: PS271100

$3.71
In Stock