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My maytag bravos model mtw6700tqo gets unbalanced during the final spin no matter if its a small or large load.

Problem started recently, light loads, heavier loads, small loads large loads all seem to go through the cycle fine until the final spin. it almost always goes unbalanced now. current load I have adjusted 5 times and is still unbalanced.

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dsands, if the noise is like a train roaring then it could be the bearing. The fact that you have some water leaking leads me to believe that the tub seal leaked onto the bearing. Now this could be covered under the 5 year warranty, depending on the tech that comes out. Another possiblility is that something is caught in the pump and it is leaking. You would have to open the front panel to get a look. On these Maytags if something gets in that pump like a button etc., they will scream like a raped ape. With out being there my gut feeling tells me the seals leaking and ruined the bearing. Catriver.

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SOURCE: Whirpool Washer, Loads become unbalaced in spin cycle.

it has a bad balance ring on the top of the basket no so hard but not that easy either
you have to remove the case to get to the balance ring
go to www.sears.com and go to parts and put in the full model number, under the parts tab in appliances and select view brakedown and it will explain it better with you seeing it

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could be a clogged water pump. check the filter/pump for dirt and small items, socks, pins, coins,

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SOURCE: front loading washer bangs and thumps during spin cycle

hi may i suggest you remove the top cover of machine and check the drum mountings(rubber) and the spring/s that are connected to the bracket on drum have not broken /come off just one other thing ? when machine was installed was the bracket under the top cover removed b4 connecting and using machine ? this bracket is for security/stability of drum whilst being transported see instruction book ? it is not the first time iv'e encountered this bracket not being removed by customer diy installation worth checking? best wishes

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how confident are you to get inside it? Check the balance springs and shock absorbers.

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My washer's digital time screen changes from the time remaining to a symbol that looks like "UL".


This error code indicates that an unbalanced load is detected.

Click the following to learn more about unbalanced loads in the BravosTM washers. The example is for an impeller washer but is applicable to washers with agitators.

Is the wash load balanced?

If the load is unbalanced, the washer will display this code while attempting to balance the load at the end of the wash cycle and before the final spin. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, open lid and redistribute the load. Close lid and press Start/Pause.

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If the washer is not level, the washer may be more sensitive to unbalanced loads. The washer must be level from side to side and from front to back. The front and rear feet must be in firm contact with the floor. Make sure the locknuts are tightened. See the Installation Instructions for details.

To remove the error display, press Power/Cancel or Pause/Cancel once.

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UL fault code indicates 'unbalanced load' which means the unbalance switch or control board may be faulty.

Sometimes it just means you have heavy items such as large towels or curtains in the wash but if it persists you will need to get it looked at.

Ash

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hi,

This error code indicates that an unbalanced load is detected.

if the load is unbalanced, the washer will display this code while attempting to balance the load at the end of the wash cycle and before the final spin. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is flashing after the recovery routine has stopped, open lid and redistribute the load. Close lid and press Start/Pause.


If the washer is not level, the washer may be more sensitive to unbalanced loads. The washer must be level from side to side and from front to back. The front and rear feet must be in firm contact with the floor. Make sure the locknuts are tightened.

If Power/Cancel or Pause/Cancel does not work
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