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Washer shakes violently when spinning at high speed.

The uL code comes on and I have to redistribute the clothes to balance it. I always lay the clothes in a balanced pattern but the clothes consistently unbalance and the machine shakes really bad. The machine moves around and bangs into the washer.

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    The washer appears to have one of the balance springs missing

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Is the washer level and on solid surface both will cause machine to dance

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  • jesse ace Jun 23, 2011

    How do you know if the washer is out of level not from the surface but the machine

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1)Most noisesfrom a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loudthumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have becomeunbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-startit. Repeat these steps if necessary.

or else the other reason may be



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