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My washer tub is banging on the side of the machine during spin cycle

You can manually move the tub easily and it hits the sides

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: the tub in my washer likes to beat up against the sides of the machine during spin cycle

i beleive your problem is a worn Snubber ring it about $4.30

http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=1055142&PPStack=1

you should be able to get it at any appliance parts dealer

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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SOURCE: Magtag Performa washing machine

washing machine water will not come out

Posted on May 13, 2008

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SOURCE: washer does nothing during rinse then leaks during spin cycle

hi thanks for the question i would check the drain hose your problem is the washer is not draining check the drain hose thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: The machine does not spin properly. The tub

it sounds like the unit is not sitting on level ground sometimes there are feet that can be adjusted to raise and lower the unit on the front left and right side go to a department store and by a level for a couple of dollars and put it on the top exterior of the unit and check it left to right and front to back

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag performa washer during spin cycle tub is

This sounds like the transmission is going. Better get another washing machine other than a Performa.

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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The tub should move easily from side to side, however, a better test is to push down sharply on the tub and let go, it should come up and stop the first time, not bounce up and down several times. If it bounces up and down the suspension rods are shot. The part number for the kit of 4 is W10780045, all 4 need to be replaced as a set. To replace them the top needs to be loosened and lifted up, the rods disconnected from the top 2 at a time and replaced (doing opposite corners makes it easier IE: front right and left rear, front left and then right rear). Disconnect the top ends of two rods, lower top, lean washer back and pull out the disconnected two rods from the bottom, reverse the process to install.

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Hi, I will try to give you some general tips. If you wash things that can not spread out evenly inside the drum, like mats pillows etc. Disable the high spin and drip dry your items or squeeze out the water by hand.
If the drum swings from side to side when rotating, one of the shock-absorbers inside the machine may be worn out, broke or loose.
If you open the lid, grab the drum and move it a bit back and forth and side to side (not rotating) it should not swing easily but with a damped resistance when the absorbers are ok.
An other experience I have made is the balancing of the feet. I had a new machine that alway moved around during the high spin, even thou I have made an extra flat surface for it to stand on. I could recognize a bumping noise from the feet.
When I pressed down the left or the right front corner with my hand a little, the bumping stopped. Then I adjusted the corresponding foot down and fine tuned it until the bumping disappeared while spinning.
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The tub is out of balance. When it starts hitting the sides, stop the washer and move your clothes around inside the tub to balance the tub. Now start it to spin again. This should stop the tub from hitting the sides.

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The tub shouldn't bang on the inside of the washer cabinet, as you already know. That is not a "normal" way for it to fail. Rather, I suspect something else. First try this: If you have your washer right next to your dryer, the washer itself is probably banging against the dryer during specific times during the wash - but most likely during the spin cycle. If you spread them apart a little bit - or stuff a towel or two between them, you may find that it stops banging. The washer may also be hitting something other the dry, too. Check all around the washer - try to keep and inch or two between it and anything else. If it still is banging - then something else is causing it.

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The tub easily goes out of balance and loudly hits the sides during spinning.It sounds like a very loud banging drum. Repair men (yes, men) failed to repair the problem. Lifting the lid and moving the...


Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. As you already know, that is the reason that it is doing it. You need to check the bottom legs of the washer and make sure none are damaged. Also, I would advise you to get a level tool. By doing this, you will know where the balance is off at. You can add wood slits under the legs to balance them off. Once it is level, you should be good to go.

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