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Rocking and VIbrating

We had our Kenmore 43142 washer hooked up yesterday, and balanced professionally on the pedistals. The trouble with our washer is that it is on the second floor and has to be placed inside a special tray incase of leaking (so it doesn't ruin the floor/ceiling below). However, in running a few loads yesterday, the washer shakes so violently (does not stop cycle), that it shakes the whole house, so much so we can feel it all the way on the main floor. Any suggestions? I am at the point of thinking it might have to be moved into the basement, which I would like to avoid as I would have to pay to have a hook up installed, and pay to have the appliances moved downstairs.

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Re: Rocking and VIbrating

As long as you have it on the second floor there really isnt anything you can do to fix it anything you do will probably make it worse there is only one washer i know of that is front load and acts decent on the second story and thats the new samsung with the roller bearings. Sorry to tell you but u will probably end up moving it to the basement

Posted on Jul 14, 2007

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