Question about Washing Machines

1 Answer

Bosch WFL2060 I am a repair tech that has been stumped. I looked at this washer, its dead bubble level, leveling legs are locked in. The upper support springs are fine. The lower support struts are ok. I see no sign that the balance weight is loose or off. I am out of things to look for. What do you think?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 15,935 Answers

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.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to level Kenmore side by side model 596.50004100?


Using a bullet level, placed on top, side to side, adjust the leveling legs front and rear so that the unit places the bubble in the exact middle. Then, placing the level front to back, adjust the front only leveling legs to where the bubble in the level is only half showing in the middle. This will allow the doors to close by themselves.

Oct 09, 2014 | Kenmore Refrigerators

2 Answers

Our new Bosch avantixx is not stable when spinning on our wooden floor, it moves violently all over the place! Any suggestions?


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

Absolutely!

It is necessary to ensure absolutely that the machine, even when empty, has all 4 feet very firmly on the floor, and I mean firmly ;-0)

Doesn't matter whether it is empty or not but switch it off then-
very firmly push one front corner diagonally into the centre of the machine (sorry about my UK spelling!) and see if the machine moves or rocks AT ALL, even the slightest. If it does you will need the open-ended spanner which came with the (new) machine........which of course went missing a long time ago?!! An adjustable spanner will suffice.
Adjust the foot under that corner downwards until it is very firmly- almost pushing- against the floor but not so far that the corner lifts up!
If this corner did not rock do the same to the other.
Once you cannot rock the machine the slightest little bit, screw the locking nuts up tight to the underside of the machine so that they will not move. Ideally the rear feet should also be locked.

If this has not cured the problem it is possible that the internal drum suspension is malfunctioning.

Good luck,

John C

Mar 08, 2011 | Bosch Washing Machines

1 Answer

Every time my machine starts to spin faster it starts making a very loud banging noise


One cause could be that the washer is not levelled evenly on all sides. You can get yourself a water level" u get all shapes & sizes" preferably a small circular one place it on top of the washer make sure it is centred, then level or balance the washer. Most washers have a screw type stands where you can raise or lower it functions just like a screw.

Before you start with the legs, when water level placed on the washer, look to see where the bubble is? If it is in the centre then your washer is levelled, indicating that something is loose in the washer, but 9 out of 10 the washer is not levelled.

Aug 09, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Can't keep washer level


as far as leveling goes once leveling legs have been set,you can lock them in place by turning the nut on leg itself counter clockwise until its secure to top of leg,however if the unit is shaking during spin cycle and is located in upper floor laundry setting,chances are the floor is weak,and cannot withstand downward force generated during final spin...add an absorption pad under unit to assist/alleive the issue

Mar 10, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet 3.8 cu. ft. Front Load...

1 Answer

Washer is vibrating even after leveling the washer


if fornt load look at the shocks . as one may be broken / most common . and don't forget after leveling ( LOCK THE LEGS ) the no/ no 's are legs too high an not locked . and no rubber feet . . and sometimes just bad floors. ****

Jan 02, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Kenmore Elite HE5t washer needs leveling. Legs are level to the floor


the legs have a lock nut that you must loosen to make the leg go up/down. once you have it where you want it, tighten the lock nut back up at the top.

Nov 12, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE5t Washer

1 Answer

Washer spins so hard, washer moves across floor


If the washer is old, the snubber pads will need replacing and greasing. This requires special tools for disassembly to the point where one can perform the required service.

If the washer is less than a few years old, the issue is simple leveling.

Look under the front edge of the washer and locate the leveling legs and locking nuts. Using a crescent wrench, free the locking nuts and re-level the washer, re-tightening the locking nuts.

Sep 05, 2009 | Maytag Washing Machines

1 Answer

Roper washer ras7133kq0 walks all over when spinning. it is level...how do i get it apart and what do i do to fix it.


You say that the machine is level, but sometimes using a level isn't enough. Each leg of the machine must bear 25% of the weight/force. The machine generates extreme centrifugal force when spinning. I have used a level and had the bubble perfect, but still had the machine walk all over. I would make some adjustments on the supports before I tore into the washer looking for other possible problems. Hope this helped and best wishes.

Jul 28, 2009 | Washing Machines

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

80 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1456 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70346 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15107 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...