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Shock Absorber Kit

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PartSelect Number PS3508101
Manufacturer Part Number 5304485917
Manufactured by Frigidaire

This shock absorber kit is an authentic OEM part that is sourced directly from the manufacturer. The kit includes two dual-stage shock absorbers, one spare shock mounting pin, and four locking nuts. These shock absorbers keep your front-load washer from shaking vigorously by absorbing and reducing vibrations from the wash and spin cycles of your appliance. This kit comes with two shock absorbers because it is recommended to replace both at the same time, as they wear at the same rate. To access your washer shock absorbers, simply remove the lower access panel after disconnecting the power to the appliance.

This part works with the following brands: Frigidaire, Kenmore, Crosley, Gibson, Westinghouse, Electrolux.

This part works with the following products: Washer, Washer Dryer Combo.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Shakes and moves.
  • Noisy.
  • Pumps but will not spin.
  • Leaking.
  • Will not agitate.
  • Will not drain.
  • Spins slowly.

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Question:

When my washer is in the spin cycle, it makes noise, real hard knocking noise, very loud.

Gary for model number FTF530ES0
Answer:

Hello Gary, thank you for contacting us. Yes, if you are hearing loud banging noises during spin that could be the shock absorbers. The kit includes two dual-stage shock absorbers, one spare shock mounting pin, and four locking nuts. These shock absorbers keep your washer from shaking vigorously by absorbing and reducing vibrations from the wash and spin cycles of your appliance. Hope this helps!

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Question:

Goes through wash cycle then stops and shuts off.

Gregory for model number FTF530FS3
Answer:

Hi Gregory, Thank you for the question. This issue can be caused by the Timer not going through to the next cycle, or the Door Lock and Switch Assembly. There is a spin enable switch that has to be activated in the lock assembly and if this fails it will require the lock assembly to be replaced. Hope this helps!

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Robb from North Huntingdon, PA

Dryer would not spin

Removed old shock abs. (both sides). The one side, I had to remove the speed control board to access the lower nut on the one shock. Install was fairly easy however, it did not fix the washer. Apparently there was something else (either a switch, the control board or the motor) needs replaced too.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers
Customer: Rita from Cambridge, NY

Shocks broke away from washer drum

replaced the two shocks with the new ones by removing the pins that held the old ones in place.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Ed from Clackamas, OR

Noisey shock absorber

The parts came with instructions They stated to remove the front panel. This only gets to one side for a difficult repair. I removed the back panel then it was a snap. Easiest with two people.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Mike from Central Square, NY

Washer was "clunking" when in use

I replaced both shocks, as both shocks were broken! Keep in mind that Parts select packages them in pairs. I order 2 packages or 4 shocks, guess I have another pair for ~ 5 years from now. These are located under the front bottom panel, so no need to isolate water lines or even pull this sucker away from the wall. Tight clearances are the only factor from making this really easy. Use some Vaseline to assist inserting the new plastic pins.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: John from Glennallen, AK

Broken shock

removed front panel and used deep socket to remove pins that hold shocks. front left shock took most of the time because of hoses and a unit in the back that needed to be released to be able to remove the pin on the bottom. the right shock was a piece of cake to replace. used a hammer to pull the pins into place (i did not use it to tap on them ) . lots of bloddy fingers from sharp edges.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Scott from Royse City, TX

Spring and shock absorber broken, tub fallen down. The washer was totally inoperable

Removed lower access panel. Removed top of washer. Attached spring and lifted tub into place. Removed and replaced both vibration/shock absorbers (most difficult part, not easily accessible).

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Joanne from Platteville, WI

Shook and made lots of noise when spinning out

put in new shock absorbers one was broke but there is something wrong yet as it still shakes and makes the noise, think it is in the back between the two baskets have not had anyone that can take it apart yet for me,

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Dan from Concord, CA

Water leaking and broken shock absorbers

Removed spring retainer straps from top of springs. Propped up tub with blocks and a wedge. Lifted out each spring and replaced. Re-attached spring retainer straps. Removed pins from shock absorbers (old/broken ones). These break due to moving washer w/out installing original foam blocks and support screws or due to age and fatigue. Pins have a retainer that must be depressed as you pull or push them out. may need to spin back and forth with pliers as you pull them. Bottom right pin won't come out w/out a hassle. Cut it in pieces with dykes and used spare pushed in from the FRONT (not the rear, as it was originally installed). Found leak was not fixed by getting the drum back up to proper height. Found bolt on tub had broken the bottom of the soap dispenser "tray". This is a 50.00 part. Made a patch from the bottom. Roughed up plastic and used silicone adhesive. After it had adhered filled from top with more silicone. Allowed 24 hrs to dry. Washer is as good as new.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Matthew from Pullman, WA

Drum was banging around when spooling up and slowing down

The front lower access panel pops off with two Philips head screws. From there, the white pins holding the hold broken shock absorbers can be removed by pressing their locking tab down and pushing them free of the bushing.

After pulling the old, broken items out, the new ones are reinstalled the same way: place the metal end towards the drum, push the white pin through the bushing (only one way is correct) and you're almost done. Reinstall the front panel and get back to having a quiet washing machine!

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set
Customer: anthony from Florence, AL

Bouncing washing machine

The instructions that came with the new shock absorbers were very detailed and walked me through the repair step by step. The new shock absorbers are much better quality than the old tube style shocks.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Customer: beverly from Miami, FL

$500 repair for $25, well worth the struggle!

I replaced both shock absorbers that hold the drum on a front loading washer. They both snapped at the base and have since been replaced by a different style shock absorber. There are 2 pins that hold each part in place. I took 5 minutes to replace 3 pins and about an hour to replace the last one, which was in a very tight spot. After much sweating and swearing, I managed to get the pin back in. Was it worth it? ABSOLUTELY! Partsselect.com is a dream for straightforward repairs. This is the second repair I have done on this machine (which is less than 5 years old) and both repairs have cost less than $30.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Joe from New Lenox, IL

Right side pin for shock.

What was not mentioned in the instructions was that the right side pin can not be removed very easilly since there is a large metal box that is mounted directly behind the pin which keeps it from being removed without great effort and potential. I was able to remove the pin without destroying it but it would never go back in the same way because it is impossable to line up the schock, bushing and hole so I installed the pin from the front side and I will take my chances as to how long it lasts. machine seems to be running fine. Thanks

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Pedro from Bonita, CA

Front load washer; loud excessive shaking during spin cycle.

Removed front access panel, observed broken tub shock. Ordered replacement parts, included in the promptly delivered package are simple instructions. Excellent results, improved shock design, washer runs quieter.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Stuart from Canton, MI

Machine bounced all over the room

I followed the great instructions provided on the site and had the old broken struts out in no time. The new ones went in without a hitch and the time it took me to unscrew and rescrew in the back of the machine was longer than the time it took me to replace the broken parts.

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Parts Used:
  • Shock Absorber Kit
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
Customer: Joseph from Steger, IL

One broken shock

when I replaced the other one it was broken also but you wouldn't know it by just looking at it. The only problem being able to get the new one back on I put it on pushing from the front, I can only imagine the ttrouble I'll have get it out again I'll probable have to cut it out with somthing because it's right up against the circiut board housing. other wise not a bad job. But I think my age has somthing to do with it.Not much strength.

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