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My MAYtag Atlantis mav6300aww runs warm even after selecting cold/ cold. It also vibrates across the floor even after adjusting the legs to level it. At its age is it worth it to repair it? IF not, what is a good replacement oversized high capacity washer to buy to replace it?

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Sounds like one of the springs that hold the tub have broken.
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Usually this is caused by the pump being cloged or broken. Remove the pump and clean the pump out. Make sure it spins freely by hand.

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The tub should not become unbalanced over time. There suspension springs may wear unevenly, however. Replace all of the suspension springs and it should be fine.

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Hello. I have a few ideas for you.
1. Tilt the machine forward so the back feet are 3 to 4 inches (7.5 to 10 cm) off the ground, then set it back down. The back feet usually are self-leveling--just raising and lowering the machine like this will cause the feet to re-level themselves.
2. Place your level perpendicular to the front of the machine and check to see if the washer is level in this direction. If it is off, readjust each front foot by the same number of turns until you reach level.
3. Go to the carpet store and buy a remnamt which is the size of the washing machine lengthxwidth. Place this under the machine with the four legs all resting on the carpet.
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my maytag washer model #MAV6300AWW will not spin out during cycle but can turn it back to spin and will spin out

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I have a Maytag Model # LA806-02, which dances across the flor when in the spin mode. Tighting the three centering spring has helped very little.


If your Maytag is dancing across the floor the most common problem is the leveling. If one or more of the feet are not level it ill wobble and walk around the floor. When you level the machine on the top both directions make sure the set nut is tightened so you will not have to retighten it again later.

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I just bought one off a friend because he couldn't get it fixed, He said in the spin cycle it will dance across the floor, even empty. He had a Maytag repairman look at it and he said there was no problem,...


Start by checking the legs at the bottom. If they are auto leveling they should move freely to absorb the vibrations. If it requires you to level them you can do it by turning the clockwise to shorten them and counterclockwise to make them longer.

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my maytag washer model #MAV6300AWW will not spin out during cycle but can turn it back to spin and will spin out

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the machine is not level... put a level across front back sides to check adjust legs leveling bolts as needed.... also is the machine installed on a carpet floor??? if yes put a sheet of plywood under machine so it wont "bounce" on floor.

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My machine vibrates so much that it moves around and the drawer with detergents opens in the middle of a cycle. What is the problem? How can this be fixed?


make sure it's sitting on a solid floor, next you need to use a level tool to level front, side and across, to level the machine, do not use wooden blocks, you need to adjust the legs, that come with it, an adjustable wrench can work.

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My washer is perfectly level but during the spin


if you can make it rock by hand or by jumping the legs are not adjusted proper.it can also rock if the floor is soft... then get thick plywood under the washer ....11/2 inch should be good.you should try to balance the load put heavy things in first

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please check the floor level of your washer by using the spirit level,if there is difference please adjust the level by screwing the legs of the washer,then vibration will be stopped.

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FIRST OF ALL SCREW THE FRONT LEGS ALL THE WAY DOWN THEN TILT THE MACHINE UP FROM THE BACK MEANING THE BACK SIDE UP SET DOWN FIRMLY THIS WILL AUTOMATICLY SELF LEVEL THE BACK LEGS THEN UNSCREW THE FRONT LEGS TO MAKE LEVEL WITH YOUR FLOOR THIS SCHOULD FIX YOUR PROBLEM THANKS GLAD TO BE OF SERVICE

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Spins off balance


Hello kel_lyn_eve,

Because your washing machine is so heavy, when it's not level, it can vibrate strongly during the spin cycle. If your washing machine is not perfectly level--with all four legs touching the floor--it can bang and rock back and forth, and even begin to "walk" across the room. This isn't good for the machine and may damage anything near the machine.

Your washing machine has adjustable, front leveling legs with a lock nut. You adjust the leg to the proper height, then tighten the lock nut up against the body of the machine to keep the leg from rotating.

Some machines have adjustable leveling legs in the rear also, and you can adjust them in the same way. Keep the machine as close to the floor as possible--the lower it is, the less likely it is to vibrate.

Most machines, however, have "self-adjusting" rear legs. You set these legs by tilting the entire machine forward onto its front legs (with the rear legs 3 to 4 inches off the floor) and then setting the machine back down. The legs should adjust automatically. If they don't, you may need to tilt the machine forward and rap on the rear legs with the handle of a hammer to loosen them--a procedure that's easier to accomplish with a helper.

Hope that helps! Should you have any further questions, please feel free to post them here.

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