washing machine made loud clunking noise and wouldnt spin on high speed

ApplianceFrigidaire Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers


Mar 02, 2011

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First I unplugged. The machine from the outlet then disconnected the two water supply lines from the machine. Next I removed the back panel to gain access to the bottom of the drum. Next I took a nut driver and used it to depress the little tab on the push pin that hold the bottom part of the strut on. After getting the pins out I replaced the old strut assembly withe the new one. I used the nut driver again. But this time I used it as a set tool. Place the nut driver on the end of the push pin and gently tap with a hammer. Until the pin is all the way in. After that I reversed the assembly process to put the machine back together.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Shock Absorber Kit (Now subbed to Shock Absorber Kit)

Part Number: PS3508101

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