Drum moves and strange noise when spinning

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer

ModelLXR6232E

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Pliers
Screw drivers

Kenneth From Hillsborough, NJ

Dec 01, 2012

When I pulled the machine out, I noticed one of the suspension springs on the floor. I followed the video supplied by PartSelect.com and suggestions by other folks. I started with the spring that was missing, which was a mistake since I did not know that there are custom spring clips which hold the spring to the drum. Once I found the missing part the installation was very easy. I used the suggestion by another post, of wedging a block of wood between the back of the machine and drum, to relax the rear suspension spring, which eliminated having to remove the back of the machine or tipping the machine on the back to get at the screw. I will always look to PartSelect.com for any future appliance repairs. You are the greatest

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Suspension Spring

Part Number: PS381251

$2.52
In Stock

Leveling Spring

Part Number: PS394983

$3.76
In Stock

Tub Spring

Part Number: PS2363196

$3.76
In Stock