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Waher spins like it is out of balance. - Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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    Our new washer also spins as if it is out of balance. We have leveled the washer, but it doesn't seem to help much.

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Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
1. They are there and mount is solid.
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.

Replace/repair as necessary.

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