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Rinse cycle imbalance

The problem only occurs on some programs. When OK the action of distributing the wash load seems to be a few turns left, then right and then left again. The speed then gradually increases and the evenly distributed load spins OK. However on some programs it seems to skip the distibution sequence and tries a faster rotation causing the unbalanced load to really throw the drum about. I have replaced the shock absorbers thinking it was this, but they were OK anyway. Can you please suggest any causes of this behaviour?

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Re: Rinse cycle imbalance

Suggestion: See that the machine is balanced properly on its legs. The front legs should should be screwed up (and locked with check nut) maximum; but for some adjustment if floor is not proper. Screwed up means minimum gap between machine & floor.

Next see if any springs have come loose inside washer (plug off the wall first) Next, it is good to weigh your dry laundry to see if you are using the correct weight according to the manual.

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