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"Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« on: May 11, 2011, 10:09:12 PM »
My Frigidaire model FLXE52RBS9 stackable washer/dryer seems to slip when full of clothes.  If I hold the tub with an empty load and minimum water, it slips as well.  The agitator seems to work fine.  The tub slips during the wash cycle and may slip during the spin cycle.  I'm just not sure.  I'm not the primary user.  Any suggestions?  Thanks!

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2011, 10:55:02 PM »
The first thing that comes to my mind: look and see if both idler springs are ok and in position.  If that is ok check the idler pulley.
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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2011, 05:24:43 AM »
The belt is probably glazed from over loads.
Replace the belt.
This brand of washer does not handle over load well.
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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2011, 08:18:50 PM »
The first thing that comes to my mind: look and see if both idler springs are ok and in position.  If that is ok check the idler pulley.
The idler springs look ok.   What do I check on the idler pulley?

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2011, 08:19:32 PM »
The belt is probably glazed from over loads.
Replace the belt.
This brand of washer does not handle over load well.
How do I change the belt?   Is there a video or instruction manual anywhere?

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2011, 10:39:18 PM »
look for a cracked idler pulley
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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2011, 09:21:57 PM »
Is there a service manual or videos out there that tells how to work on my stackable?  Thanks!

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2011, 09:26:42 PM »
Is there a service manual or videos out there that tells how to work on my stackable?  Thanks!

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2011, 01:38:47 PM »
Thanks I needed that one too.

Just saw one this week. :D

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2011, 04:12:10 PM »
I replaced the belt.  It seemed to fix it.  The old belt was either dirty with the fine black powder of a disintegrating belt or covered in black grease coming from somewhere else.   I'm not sure which.   I ran a heavy load of towels and it seemed to agitate and spin, etc., so I'm hoping it was the belt.  Thanks everyone for the help.

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Re: "Stackable" Frigidaire Tub Slipping
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2011, 04:37:24 PM »
Glad to hear it's working.  O0

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