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Our washer shakes badly at the spin cycle

Our washer, just bought, shakes when it hits the spin cycle, and not just a little bit horribly where it moves and hits the wall and the dryer, the legs are even and we ran it with out cloths in it and it didn't do it, why does this happen, can there be some thing still wrong with the legs or the drum of the washer

Recently purchased the GE WCVH6600HWW Front Load Washer... we have leveled, lowered, raised, redid the floor and yet it still bangs away when we get to the spin cycles. I'm not sure what else we can do. We have had it for approximately 2 weeks.

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  • Kearnsy Jan 04, 2008

    The shipping pins had already been removed prior to use

  • jason2704 Jan 15, 2008

    i have the simular problem i replaced the suspension in it the concerete is secure and on level floor but yet the motor hits the side of the case only about 400 rpm spin yet at 1200 ok and i noticed that the machine tends to bounce out of its hole.



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At the time spinning high sound will come

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Look on the back and take the shipping pins out there are 4 bolts on the back of the machine the only only ones that are 1/2" socket size or 7/16" pending on the machine.

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  • Bill Dozier Jan 04, 2008

    ok just checking look at your supports and make sure they arnt hanging up or weak



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