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My neptune has progressively gotten more violent during spin clcles. The loadis not unballanced, so I was wondering what could cause this? Did a mount come loose?

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Try adjusting the feet they screw in make sure all four of the feet are touching then give it a 1/4 turn to get it tight. then try it, if it still bounces around you have a problem interanly.

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Could be broken spring ' top of drum or suspension leg @ bottom. maks sure level on floor ok..

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