during sping cycle the washer would bang/move

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years


John From Alameda, CA

Aug 22, 2012

took off the top and back cover and noticed 4 shocks at the bottom of the Agitator frame. The problem was the Agitator assembly is suspended by 2 big springs and the shocks limit motion, but the whole assembly would move about 7 inches side to side which was not normal, and during the spin cycle it would violently bang the sides and make noise. The shocks/damper had a plastic pin at the bottom, which I pulled out first and the top had to be turned 90 degrees to snap off, so I replaced all 4 shocks with new ones. A bit tight quarters, but I had it done in about an hour. The washer is back to normal now.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability


Part Number: PS1016625

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Shock Absorber with Pin

Part Number: PS2345719

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