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Washing machine balance is off since we moved it.

How do you balance a front load washing machine after moving it? It walks forward when spinning. Is there a way to balance it?

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There are tension springs attached to the tub. They are for the balancing upon spinning. Check and see if one came loose

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It is probably due to the unbalanced load in the machine and
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During spin, machine moves!


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Did you remove the transport rods from the back of the unit? this will cause the unit to jump around a lot when it goes into the spin cycle. Also make sure the feet are all level and the unit doesn't rock from side to side.

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go to a place like walmart in the fabric section, they will have some stuff thats made to put under rugs to keep them from sliding, i call it rubber lace. cut some and put it under the feet.

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due to weight and normal motion during wash/spin a very sturdy floor is necessary under front loads also some floors are a little slick and sliding may occur ck for weak floor and maybe some kind ok rough cushion under feet to reduce sliding also if on pedistals even more vibration may occur be sure all screws in pedistal are secure usually 4 from top onto bottom of washer also adj legs to lower unit as close to floor as possible and tighten lock nuts

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