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My Cabrio wtw6300sw1 washing machine gives a UL code very shortly after entering the spin cycle regardless of how the load is distributed or the size of the load. It even gives a UL code with the machine empty and it is beginning to spin totally centered with no wobble; then it shuts down. A repairman today said it needs a new positioning sensor. I did not have him install it because that does not make sense to me and I wanted to do some research. What exactly does the positioning sensor do? Why is the motor position important? I don't understand how the balancing system works, but it seems to have more to do with that. I've seen other blogs with this same problem, but no solid solutions. Any input will be greatly appreciated!

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SOURCE: Kenmore Waher spin cycle out of balance

Sounds like your front to back spring is pulling to tight, sometimes you need to replace it and sometimes you can take it off and stretch it. hope this helps

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Hi there,
Problems like this are best to be fixed by a professional repairguy. so please call yours and let him fix it.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool cabrio model # wtw6300sw1

Redistribute the load to make sure it is balanced or run a spin cycle without load then see how the cycle works. The next thing to check are the suspension rods. Those are the rods that connect to the four white ball joints and the tub. The rods and springs should be intact and the assembly must be properly attached to the tub.

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Posted on Oct 14, 2010

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Hello, everything you replaced has nothing to due with balance, you have balance spring/shocks that need to be replaced or adjusted

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SOURCE: maytag washing machine gets out of balance

Maytag uses an auto balancing mechanism, based on the rear legs. These legs should move freely. Lay the machine on its side, and try to move the rear legs. If they won't move and appear rusty, then spray penetrating oil on both legs and move them until they move freely.

Posted on Jan 08, 2011

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