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Kenmore Waher spin cycle out of balance

Kenmore top loading washing machine (Model # 110-28912791), goes out of balance during the spin cycle - even when run on empty. It appears to be in proper balance at all other times. The legs are level. While in the spin cycle, the tub seems to be off balance, shifting towards the back side of the washing machine (when viewed straight on), thus causing it to be off balance. Help...please...

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Re: Kenmore Waher spin cycle out of balance

Sounds like your front to back spring is pulling to tight, sometimes you need to replace it and sometimes you can take it off and stretch it. hope this helps

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Try this even tho you said it's balanced. Sometimes it looks like but a slight unbalanced can cause this problem.
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