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Hi i have a kenmore washer est 7 year old about 4 mont. ago it started shaking bad and walkes all over. no mater how big the load is .is there a censer in it for balence

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This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Check the components in the Machine Base section.

It's possible that one of the springs has broken or slipped from its' hook.

It's also possible that one or more of the three Base Pads which allows slippage between the top and bottom frames has broken.


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