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Amana Front Load Washer moving during spincycle

The washer didn't move at all before we installed the pedestals. Now if moves 6 inches during spin cycle. The washer was perfectly level (double checked) after installation of pedstals.

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  • AMDBrown May 08, 2009

    sorry.. I am not near the washer right now.. It was purchased 5 months ago at Home Depot. Amana Frontload washer and Dry.

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What is the model # it may be for example, LAT9206BAE

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  • VIRGINIA MARTINEZ
    VIRGINIA MARTINEZ May 08, 2009

    if it It was purchased 5 months ago at Home Depot its still under waranty.

    You can call them wherever is the washer located n report the problem.



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