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Vibration machine vibrates and jumps around during spin cycle

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    Feet are tight , as are the pedestals on which washer is placed. There is a mention that shock absorbers may be out of track. How does one check for this? This machine is an HE2 Kenmore. During the spin it jumps all over the place !

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Is the machine level. The feet should be tightened and the nuts should be tightened against the cabinet. Tilt the machine back and check the shock absorbers. One of the shockies could have jumped out of the guides.

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