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My Kenmore 70 series top loading washing machine is 12 years old and has been working fine. The last time I took clothes out of the drum I noticed that it is extremely wobbly. I can almost push it so far that it touches the case. What should I do about this? I don't want it to turn into a bigger problem.

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Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
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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.

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