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Rattling noise during spin cycle

My washer will run through the cycle fine until it goes to the spin cycle then it makes a loud rattling noise and shakes excessively. I have checked for objects in the drain pump and have found nothing.

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  • dyrlv Nov 13, 2008

    I should have been more specific on the noise, it sounds like maybe a screw or some change got behind the drum. Is there a way to gain access to this area without messing up the seal and causing a leak?

  • rachelmdento Dec 06, 2008

    exactly the same - only now even if I turn it by hand it rattles & is catching on something - I suspect an underwire from a bra has worked loose & slipeed into the gap.  How do I get it out?  thanks 

  • marloreaves Dec 13, 2008

    Same thing here... found the underwire's mate, but one is still stuck how do i get it out????

  • homerepairer Jan 13, 2009

    I get a rattling noise at times throughout virtually all cycles...seems like something is stuck outside the drum somewhere. Does anyone know if it's possible to easily get access to the area of the machine that may contain the offending item (most likely a nail or screw or something left over from a pocket!). I'm not keen on having to call (and pay for) the repairman.



  • pepsi1954 Jan 17, 2009

    My washer squeeks real bad when it goes into the spin cycle. Almost like sound of a spring squeaking. It doesn't matter how much is in the washer. It sounds better when it spins at its fastest.

  • Tim H Dec 15, 2013

    I have the same noise during the spin cycle, sounds like a hand full of nails in between the drum and whatever. But I can't find anything. The solutions given below are usless, have you had any luck?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    when it starts to drain it makes a rattling and then a loud noise but it isnt clogged

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Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.

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