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It makes entire house shake when it spins even on the medium setting. How can we solve this issue?

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Adjust the feet on the bottom of the machine. It is off balance. If adjusting the feet does not work then you will need to make sure that the drum pulley is not bent if it is then that will need to be replaced.

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