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The tub @ my Fisher&Paykel model #GWL-08-US1 is off balance

The tub is leaning to the right and I don't know if a spring is loose or a mount has brocken off, I looked inside with a flash light and find that a red spring at the front left is the only thing that holds the tub. Is the tub held by rubber mounts or do the springs hold it in place? Does the tub has 4 springs and my machine lost 3 of them? If I need to open the washing machine how do I do it.

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  • smithfull Dec 31, 2008

    Water is dripping on the floor during the spin cycle. We tried to find the red latch to attach the spring too but dont see anything. Is the red latch at the top of the drum/tub?

    Thanks.

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You can lift the top and get a closer l;ook, by opening lid and looking approx, 4 inches back along side rail, youll see a rubber plug, remove the plugs toreveal the screws hoding down the main top. after emoving screw lift the top back and you see the 4 suspension bars tha hold the machine, either one "popped" or the left front corner should have a sdpring attached form it to the tub( clips on to the red little bracket on side of outer tub). either of thesse swill fixyour problem

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