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Roper RAX7244EQ1 Vibrates during spin cycle

Vibrates during spin cycle is putting it mildly. The thing practically walks across my laundry room during the spin cycle.
The washer is almost 9 years old and has been a great machine until recently. Anytime the machine is spinning, it thumps and vibrates and it is not spinning all of the water out of the clothes.
Any suggestions?

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  • cantrepair Nov 24, 2008

    washer vibrates violently every load. checked the springs and they all seem to be in place.

  • ravensmommy Dec 01, 2008

    my washer shakes really bad when it is washing and when i push on the tub it moves about six inches in all directions.

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Dear customer

Please perform the following checks

This may be a spin problem or a drain problem
Drain:

  • Make sure the drain line is clear
  • Check the drain hose for a partial blockage
  • Inspect the water pump
Spin:
  • Test the lid switch
  • Test the timer control
  • Test the centrifugal switch
  • Test the water level switch
  • Inspect the motor coupler
  • Inspect the drive belt (belt drive only)
  • Inspect under the washer for soot (clutch)
  • Test the motor
  • Inspect the pulley
  • Test the transmission
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Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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It sounds like the washing is unevenly distributed in the machine, pull some washing up and move it about and try again. I had this problem and this solution worked, hope it does for you too.

Posted on Jun 05, 2012

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