Noisy Washing Machine, tub bangs around

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Nutdriver
Socket set

Mark From Venice, CA

Feb 07, 2009

2 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

The picture of how to depress the clips to remove the front was incorrect. The clips are 4" from the sides not immediately at the sides per the picture. The 4 rubber springs were only part of what was needed for the washer. The old gas dryer was still working. There are two more springs on the bottom of the tub missing not shown on diagrams, so it still sways side to side, bangs around and makes a lot of noise. After putting on the 4 rubber springs, it ran, but probably needed a new clutch also, because it wouldn't spin dry anymore. I ended up spending $2000 for new washer and dryer from Maytag, and throwing out these old machines today.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Tub Dampening Strap

Part Number: PS271100

$3.76
In Stock