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Washer moves during the spin cycle

Washer moves about 5 inches during the spin cycle, and it eventually gets unbalanced and stops in mid-cycle. This did not happen until very recently. Its been in the same spot for over a year. Is there something wrong with the washer, or do we just need to put a stopper by the legs?

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    WASHING MACHINE WILL NOT SPIN OUT ON THE SPIN CYCLE. DOESN'T MATTER WHAT CYCLE IT IS ON. THIS IS VERY AGRAVATING AND I HAVE ONLY HAD THE WASHING MACHINE ABOUT A YEAR AND 1/2. WONDERING IF ANYONE ELSE IS HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM.

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Due to strong vibration during spinning definitely the machine will stop. All you have to do is to check your load if equally distributed from the tub. To eliminate the vibration and the movement of your washer you need to align the four legs of your washer using level tools. Just put the level on the top of the four sides (front side, left side, right side and backside) then make necessary adjustment if needed on the 4 leg of the washer. Also check the water level of the balancer and the mounting position from the top of the tub.

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Make sure you are not overloading your washing machine. Also make sure that you load it in evenly.

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Try a smaller load. Try re-leveling the feet.

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