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Washing machine my washing machine is level and it doesn't matter if we have a small load or a big load but my machine walks(vibrates) across the floor every single time. can you tell me how to fix it?

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Yes check the springs at the bottom of the machine securing the outer drum to the bottom of the casing.
Also check for excessive dust (plastic usually white) around the bottom of the machine indicating a worn snubber, the whole assembly sits on a saucer shaped plastic bearing or snubber, if this is worn it may cause your problem.

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Re: washing machine

You need to take the top off the washer and look at the surrounding springs that hold the basket in the center of the washer. Sounds like one of them is broken.

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