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The PAV3300 Maytag Washing Machine shakes violently and walks. Servicing the Maytag machine has not fixed it.

It shakes violently even with the smallest and well balanced losds.

It is the first time I have ever had a Maytag product.

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There is a plastic piece between the base and the gearbox assembly. it needs replacing as do the springs that go from the base to the washing drum. also make sure the floor is level

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