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Severe vibration on spin

When my machine is on spin, it vibrates so much that it moves all across the floor. This has only started recently. It is not overloaded & it doesn't matter which cycle it's on.

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  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2008

    My Whirlpool toploader GSQ9632LW0 does the same it started vibrating violently suddenly never had a problem before,its level all around,i called repairman who said he found nothing wrong, it must be sagging floor,(home 5 yrs old) he said to put paving blocks under each corner, i did this, no change, so i moved it to garage concrete floor, still vibrates without load even worse with clothes..4 yr old $600 washer, i'll never buy whirlpool again.



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Tilt the machine back and check that the blue clips that secure the suspension legs to the base are in place and both the legs are secured top and bottom.

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