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Washing machine basket tilts to one side when washing

How do I keep the basket in my washing machine from tilting to one side when it's washing?

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Possibly one of the balancing weights, that are held by cables, have dislodged or the cable has come off a pulley. remove covers to look for a faulty condition such as this. I'm not sure of this model's balancing system, but it sounds like this type of problem.

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Hi pagrzych,
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