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Extreme vibration at the top-end of Spin cycle

Machine starts to virbrate excessively at the top-end of the spin cycle...machine stops reading OB for out of balance. Have had machine balanced but continues to do the same thing.

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Re: Extreme vibration at the top-end of Spin cycle

Had the same problem but the motor pump was loose

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