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WAY too much shaking

Why does my washer shake soooo much during the spin cycle. Now, I understand these washers shake, but this is out of control. So much, that it is very obvious that the machine is unbalanced and will not even go up to full speed for the spin cycle. The machine is level and I even anchored it to the cement floor and it doesn't help. are there adjustments I can do inside?

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Re: WAY too much shaking

Take out the four "shipping\travel" bolts in the back of the machine. Read the manual- it will tell you how to do this. John

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Re: WAY too much shaking

Open the rear to see if any springs/shocks are loose or damaged, change. Disconnect wall socket first. Then see that your machine is balanced level by adjusting the front 2 legs and locking the nuts; the rear legs are not adjustable. A slight shaking of the machine while unplugged can make it shake more during the spin. You don't anchor machines nor over-load them. A well adjusted washer never shakes.

Posted on Apr 30, 2007

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