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I have a 6yo F&P MW613 top loader...seems to be nearly every 1st spin cycle we get a violent out of balance. Should these models have a cut off for this type of scenario? Can't leave unattended..

Good stable environment and always well spread loading. Been doing this intermittently for a long time now but constant for the past 6 months. Works fine afterpausing to adjust and restart...most times very minimalif anyclothes adjustment.

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Sounds like your front to back spring is pulling to tight, sometimes you need to replace it and sometimes you can take it off and stretch it. hope this helps

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I had the same problem in october- my had a bad wiring harness, some board problem, and a bad sensor. if it hadn't been under warranty the cost of parts alone would have been over 1000bucks.

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I have exactky the same problem Replaced the drum and now it will not final spin, I touched nothing else.Can't figure what could be wrong,speed board too sensitive?
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how much water is in the bottom of the tub and is it louder than normal if so could be small droplets of water leaking from tub seal if not the pump is restricted by something and req replacement

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Barry The repairman was right. The drum is out of balance because of the load amount .Thed clothes or items need to be distributed around the drom rather than just throwing in. When it comes to spin the imbalance causes the machine to shake and move across the laudry.

As it sometimes works This is probably when you are not doing a heavy load of washing, so it appears to work OK.
Pack it with less, also adjust the front legs a full turn higher than the rear so prevent walking when it spins.If you cant find the spanner that was included , just use an adjustable one.

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