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Excessive vibration when spinning

When my washer spins there is squeaking noise and excessive vibration that it moves on the floor to the wall.

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    James Bradburn May 11, 2010

    Open the lid and pull the drum to one side and reach between the tub and the top of the washer and check each back and front corners to see if there is a spring or a rubber shock absorber attatched. There shoud be 4 (front right front left back right and back left.

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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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