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Maytag 9706AAE - problem is that during any spin cycle, the drum shakes violently to the point where now it seems to tilt and stop very easily. Are the springs worn out? I've taken the front panel off to clean the inside. Did not find anything unusual inside except for some rubbing marks on the side panels from the top part of the tub making contact. How stiff should the drum be in place? Right now, I can move it side to side with very little effort using my hands.

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