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I have a Maytag Neptune front load washer. When the washer goes ionto spin mode it vibrates and begins walking away from the wall. I have leveled it and it makes no difference. On light loads not much but, on medium & heavy loads it will vibrate and move even though it is leveled. What is causing it to do so? All other functions work well.

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What is the model number of the unit?

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SOURCE: Maytag front loader MAH-3 vibrates. Level & on concrete floor.

THERE ARE SHOCK ABSORBERS IN THIS UNIT,SOUNDS LIKE ONE OF THEM IS BROKEN.HOPE THIS HELPS

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

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SOURCE: Front load washer shakes violently during spin cycle

I had this problem as well. I called dealer and Maytag. They made an appointment and stood me up several times.
I finally went to place that sells refrigeration equipment and bought an anti-vibration pad. It's a 12" square waffle pad used under large equipment to prevent them from vibrating loose on connected piping. I cut it into 4 pieces and put one under each corner of the dryer. Problem solved, in fact it worked so well that I stacked dryer over washer, placed pads between units and have not had a problem since. I also gained a lot of space in my laundry room as well.

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Hello. I have a few ideas for you.
1. Tilt the machine forward so the back feet are 3 to 4 inches (7.5 to 10 cm) off the ground, then set it back down. The back feet usually are self-leveling--just raising and lowering the machine like this will cause the feet to re-level themselves.
2. Place your level perpendicular to the front of the machine and check to see if the washer is level in this direction. If it is off, readjust each front foot by the same number of turns until you reach level.
3. Go to the carpet store and buy a remnamt which is the size of the washing machine lengthxwidth. Place this under the machine with the four legs all resting on the carpet.
Regards, Joe
PS please rate my answer. thank you.

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