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Wash machine My wash machine when it spins it makes a loud noise and i can see the tub is higher at one side than the other. Can I possibly fix this my self??

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Yes you can remove the front panel by putting a puddy knife between the top and front panel there are clips that you can push on after you remove the front panel you will see screws to remove the top, you will see 4 black rubber pieces that are on the 4 corners off the top of the tank one or more may have snapped they are very easy to replace. always make sure you have the washer unplugged first.

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Putting too many items in your washing machine at one time or washing larger items, such as a quilt, can cause your washing machine to occasionally make excessive noise. Laundry can get trapped around the agitator and will hamper its movement, causing it to work harder to spin. Stop the wash cycle and remove the excess laundry on top. Take big, bulky items to a laundromat or drycleaners to wash in an industrial machine equipped to handle such items. A washing machine is more effective at cleaning laundry when water and suds can surround the clothes and penetrate fabrics.
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