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Washing machine shaking on spin cycle

Bought washer and dryer about a year and a half ago, currently out of 1 year warranty. Over the last month on spin cycle the whole washer shakes violently, with pressure on front seems to lessen, but will not go away, I tried shifting clothes on inside, no change, it worked fine up to this point. I also checked the level both horizontally and depth, adjusted feet, but no change. With lid slightly open I can see the inner tank appears off balance. Sears wants $260 just to come out for inspection, any suggestions before I make the call. thanks for the help

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    It is a Kenmore 700 series

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DOES YOUR WASHER HAVE A CONCRETE BLOCK ONTOP OF THE DRUM HOUSING IF SEE IF ITS CRACKED OR BOLTS LOOSE MOST WASHERS HAVE
2 STABALIZIN BARS. THERE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WASHER ONE ON
EACH SIDE THE LOOK LIKE MINI PLASTIC SHOCK ABSORBERS THIS CAN MAKE THE DRUM UNBALANCED AND BANG AROUND ALSO HAVE YOU MADE SSURE ALL WASHER FEET ARE ON THE FLOOR... GOOD LUCK

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What is the brand of the washer along with the model nunber

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SOURCE: Kenmore 700 series washing machine

check to see on the top of the basket if there is a balance ring it will look like a large doughnut if it has one and if it is loose or if the fluid in the ring has leaked out then this will cause the out of balance while in spin let me know if i can help 276 523 4434

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