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Kenmore 500 model 2852 top load washer vibrates on spin cycle. 1 year old. It is level. Feet are secure.

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SOURCE: kenmore elite washer top loading 6 years old clothes still wet after spin cylce

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Posted on Jan 21, 2008

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there is a concrete block (a counter weight) inside the unit. maybe it fell off the bracket. remove back panel (after unplugging) and check it.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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Take the washer back. We just bought the same one and have the same problem

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 22932 Top load washer has excessive vibration at end of spin cycle

IF THE FLOOR IS NOT ABSOLUTELY STABLE, IT WILL MAGNIFY A SMALL VIBRATION INTO A LARGE ONE. PUT SOMETHING ON THE DRYER IF IT SETS NEXT TO THE WASHER, AND TURN ON THE WASHER INTO SPIN. IF THE ITEM ON THE DRYER SHAKES, THE FLOOR IS MOVING.
IF THE WASHER IS ON CARPET, REMOVE THE CARPET OR CUT HOLES IN IT WHERE THE FEET ARE SO IT IS NOT SETTING ON THE CARPET. THE CARPET AND PAD WILL BE TOO SOFT FOR THE WASHER TO SET STABLE.
ALSO, PICK UP ON THE REAR OF THE WASHER TO RESET THE AUTO LEVELING REAR LEGS. YOU SHOULD HEAR THEM MOVE AND RESET WHEN YOU SET THE WASHER BACK DOWN.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore washer out of balance

go to sears.com and find the parts listing for the 110 model number you have listed above .http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/retrieveModelActionHome!retrieve.action;jsessionid=8mJfynqZfmsdSyTnd9kaQw**.shcapp3005?modelNumber=110.16502694+&pop=flush

You might need one of the springs. unplug the washer and take the cabinet off first. look around for broken or missing parts

Posted on May 13, 2008

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First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:

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go to sears.com and find the parts listing for the 110 model number you have listed above .http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/retrieveModelActionHome!retrieve.action;jsessionid=8mJfynqZfmsdSyTnd9kaQw**.shcapp3005?modelNumber=110.16502694+&pop=flush

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