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My amana front load washer starts to shake violently then shuts down..........its only half full

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    Jack Iaria May 11, 2010

    Are the legs balanced?

    Grab it and see if it rocks easily. If it does, try balancing the legs.

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Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
1. They are there and mount is solid.
2. If they are broken in 1/2.
3. The plastic knuckle mounts are not missing/broken.
4. There is oil in the shock absorber/spring section of the rods.

Also - there are suspension springs on the bottom of the tub that could be broken and/or missing.

Replace/repair as necessary.

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