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Washer is always "out of Balance" during the spin cycle

The washer spins during the spin cycle just fine, but bangs really bad - it doesn't matter if there is 1 items in the washer or a full load and moving the clothes around doesn't help. When it spins it is always out of balance. However, it doesn't do it as bad on Delicate Cycle. Is this a fixable problem or should I start looking to purchase a new washer?

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  • simp7722 Mar 04, 2009

    Found a post concerning the "Yellow Shipping Strap" marked "Pull to Remove"... Well, I took the back off my washer and one of the cotter keys was still in place, it had not come out with the strap. Removed that cotter key and the washer is spinning fine now. No more "walking" across the floor during the Spin Cycle. Anyone who is having this problem - I would strongly suggest seeing if any of the Cotter Keys remain in place even though you have removed the yellow shipping strap.

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