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Transport Screw where is the ''transport'' screw on my GE front load washer??

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2010

    It's just over a year old and has been doing this for most of the time. It's hard to pin point as it does it about every other time, no matter the size of the load.

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The "transport or shipping" bolts are located at the rear panel of the washer. There are four of these bolts used to support the suspension system during the transport to prevent damage to the washer. These bolts are removed prior to the first use of the washer and caps are usually placed in the holes left by the bolts. When removing the bolts, remove the lower ones first then the upper ones. Keep the bolts and spanner, if there's any, for future use.

Posted on Mar 22, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks so much. I checked and they had been removed so the 747 taking off noise and banging is not from those and it's balanced too so I dont' know??"

  • Jahn27
    Jahn27 Mar 22, 2010

    How old is your washer? The tub bearing is most probably worn out. Remove the rear access panel and rotate the drum pulley to check the source of the noise. You will feel from the pulley when the bearing is worn.

    Post a problem regarding the noise but provide all details including the specific model number of the washer.

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