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Washer not finsihing spin cycle and bounces across room

My washer seems to be off balance and often bounces across the room. Now the spin cycle keeps getting cut short and I get an error message. I cannot get it to clear even with little or no clothes in the machine. This has happeened to 2 other family memebers also. What is this problem?

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Hi!

The noise could be from loose lower front weight mounting bolts or a loose bolt securing
the driven pulley. Check the belt for a weak seam and replace if necessary. Check the motor adjustment bolt for tightness.

"Ticking or Knocking" Noise In Spin: The noise could be from a loose wire harness, plastic purse-lock wire harness retainer on upper hose hitting the topcover or a plastic injection mold standoff on the outer tub bearing housing may possibly be interfering with the driven pulley. Also, check the drive belt for a weak spot on the belt. Usually felt on the backside of the belt as a "flat" spot. Replace the belt.

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Posted on May 29, 2009

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