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Will not balance a load when in the spin cycle

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If the problem is vibration when in the spin cycle, you probably have either bad drum bearings (there are two and a seal) or most likely a broken drum spider ( only available for Kenmore as an assembly with drum included ) ,this repair can easily exceed 400 bucks just in parts, it is a very common problem with this machine because the aluminum drum support corrodes and breaks one or more of its 3 arms causing the vibration in high speed operation. Cheers Paul

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