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Off balance spin/poor wringing

Re: Maytag Neptune MAV6200AWW 5-speed washer
no matter how small or large the load of laundry this machine does not spin balanced and clanks and bangs during the spin cycle. I am very careful to spread the clothes evenly to start but it never seems to stay and the noice is enough to wake the dead. When the machine was pulled out there is a pile of brown sawdust like material in a circle around the center pulley.

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CHECK TO MAKE SURE ALL THE SUSPENSION SPRINGS ARE CONNECTED INSIDE THE WASHER. IF SO, THERE IS A SNUBBER UNDER THE WASHER MILKSTOOL THAT IS MADE OUT OF PLASTIC THAT CAN WEAR AND NOT ALLOW THE SUSPENSION TO GLIDE LIKE IT IS SUPPOSED TO. NOT THE EASIEST FIX DUE TO THE BRAKE BEING UNDER HEAVY SPRING PRESSURE. USE CAUTION

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