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Drum spining out of balance

Drum spin out of control, shaking machine making it vibrate out of control.

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    clanking sound when machine is trned on and the drummis not spinning

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Check inside to see if one of the drum springs has come off or broke.

Posted on Nov 04, 2012

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SOURCE: My Maytag washing Machine Shakes/Vibrates loudly

If you have a top-loader, there are two or three heavy-duty springs inside the cabinet that attach from the drum to the frame. If any of these has come loose, high rpms will cause the kind of shaking you describe.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud noise(not jet whirring sound) during rinse & spin cycles.

the rear bearing is bad the bearing is press in to the outer tub the outer tube is like a **** shell you need the rear half and new seals it is a big job if you are going to do it you will need a manul

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Unending Heavy Vibration on Spin Cycle - Maytag Neptune

level the machine, if you are on a wood floor it could be the floors fault, you could try using aanti vibration pads.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Very loud shaking during spin cycle

assuming it is a front loader. Check if transport bolts are not still attatched. If not, open back cover and look for shocks for breakage or being siszed. Do you have a noise from the drum while spinning and having no load. If so, the bearings need to be replaced.

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SOURCE: Maytag Performa Washer spins out of balance

There was a recall on the washer base, which caused the unbalanced problem. Find Technical Buletin TDL-0050B-B issued by Matag.

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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