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Frigidaire front-load stackable washer has violent shaking cycle

My wife and i are looking for solutions to our stackable washer that shakes so violently that we are scared that it will pull the gas dryer hook-up from the wall.  it is a frigidaure ftf530fs and is less than 2 weeks old!  it shakes violently about 4-5 a wash.  on the final spin cycle (when it is at its fastest spin, there is no violent shaking?).  we have removed the front bracers (2) and a large piece of styrofoam, in the front as well.  the instructions said to remove 3 p-clamps on the backside of the unit. but we are unable to do so, its like the hardest metal ever to get off.  we don't believe that these measley p-clamps could be the source of our problem... am i wrong?  please help.

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Re: frigidaire front-load stackable washer has violent...

The Shipping bolts need to be removed from the back of the unit?? they go thru a plastic sleeve once the bolts are out you can twist the plastic peice to remove them completely I think there are 3 of them

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