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Maytag Pav2300 top loader balance problem

Every spin cycle the machine jumps and bucks around the laundry room. The machine is 2 years old and never had a problem until now. we first thought that it was a loading issue with to much weight on one side of the drum but even if the load is adjusted the machine will continue to bounce. We have confirmed that the machine is level and the lags are adjusted correctly. the drum was stif to move side to side so we removed the front cover and confirmed that all the balancing springs were in place and intact, we also lifted the drum and cleaned the nylon surface that the drum rides on which made a big differance to the ease the drum moves from side to side now but the machine now jumps more vilently than before. with only a few items in the machine it seems to run not to bad but we wil never keep up to the dirty clothes our kids make at this pace.

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Re: Maytag Pav2300 top loader balance problem

Bigmur, you need the snubber kit for this washer. There was a service flash out on this model, SF-26-756. The kit includes the snubber and 6 new springs. Condition was, excessive vibration during spin, basket leans to one side. Kit number, 12002357. Check with your retailer...this repair may be covered. back

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