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Model FWS445RFS2 Excess vibration in spin cycle, moves machinse

Machine is level, what else could it be?

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SOURCE: machine vibrates terrible on spin cylce

Another suggestion, I don't know anything about snubbers and all that. But I had a few machine want to walk across the floor. Several repairmen and other people had told me to buy a peice of plywood, roughly 27"x27" and put it under the machine. It worked for me. I guess the idea is that the subfloor in your new house flexes cuasing the machine lift and walk. I have heard of brand new machines doing this in houses with certain floors. There is an antiwalk kit that is sold too the kit is very similar to a horse pad, a thick very stiff compressed rubber mat. The kit being a solution to aesthetic problem of the plywood. (if you think the plywood is ugly)

Posted on Feb 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Machine vibrates excessively during spin cycle

Open washer's cover and look for a released or a malfunction shock absorber. Good luck!

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

SOURCE: kenmore washer model 41740042990

there is a concrete block (a counter weight) inside the unit. maybe it fell off the bracket. remove back panel (after unplugging) and check it.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 22932 Top load washer has excessive vibration at end of spin cycle

IF THE FLOOR IS NOT ABSOLUTELY STABLE, IT WILL MAGNIFY A SMALL VIBRATION INTO A LARGE ONE. PUT SOMETHING ON THE DRYER IF IT SETS NEXT TO THE WASHER, AND TURN ON THE WASHER INTO SPIN. IF THE ITEM ON THE DRYER SHAKES, THE FLOOR IS MOVING.
IF THE WASHER IS ON CARPET, REMOVE THE CARPET OR CUT HOLES IN IT WHERE THE FEET ARE SO IT IS NOT SETTING ON THE CARPET. THE CARPET AND PAD WILL BE TOO SOFT FOR THE WASHER TO SET STABLE.
ALSO, PICK UP ON THE REAR OF THE WASHER TO RESET THE AUTO LEVELING REAR LEGS. YOU SHOULD HEAR THEM MOVE AND RESET WHEN YOU SET THE WASHER BACK DOWN.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Out of balance

Installed no slip carpeting underneath machine, worked fine.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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