Question about GE WSM2420T Top Load Stacked Washer / Dryer

1 Answer

Washer drum tilted

With no water or cloths in drum, it is tilted off to one side. How do I know which shock absorber (suspension spring) is bad. It is tilted of to the back right corner where the Counterweight spring is located by on of the shock absorbers. Any help.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Drum at top leans towards opening,can u adjust shock absorbers?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,028 Answers

If possible change all three ..probaby right rear but others may now be stretched

Posted on May 02, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you tell if the suspension springs are bad


with washing machines you have suspension springs at the top of the drum and shock absorbers on the bottom, the easiest way to check shocks is to see if they have leaked any fluid and if they offer any resistance, if they are leaking and offer no resistance to compression then they will need replacing

Apr 04, 2014 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Drum suspension failure


The suspension spring of the drum has come off and this means that the drum is hanging off the center.
The drum is hung with spring and shock absorbers and if one side has come off it will be off balanced. The springs are hung from the corners of the BODY FRAME. Check this out, replace spring if the end had broken or also you can use a good plier to extend the spring head to be clipped.( if broken)

Dec 30, 2012 | Asko WL6532XXL Washer

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore Washer Model 23832. During the


YES> There are shocks and springs. The springs hold it up and control motion and the shocks absorb the movement and stabilize the basket. Sounds like you may have broken shock.

Feb 17, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Drum is banging on wash cycle.


Hi

I am not too familiar with KitchenAid products as we dont have them in Australia. However most front load washing machines have the same basic set up.

Open the top hatch and also the back panel. Check the suspension springs on top of the drum and also the shock absorbers underneath the drum.

Make sure they are ok and non has come off or broken during the move.

Also make sure that the counter balance bricks or blocks are not brocken or loose.

Good luck.
Ash

Oct 31, 2009 | KitchenAid KHWS01PMT Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Need to balance washing machine drum


The drum should not need balancing, but the washer should be level in all directions. If the washer is level, but vibrates excessively during spin cycle, you may need to replace the springs. There is a set of suspension springs which act as shock absorbers. When these wear out the washer will bounce across the floor unless the clothes are 100% balanced in the washer.

Jul 29, 2009 | GE Washing Machines

1 Answer

Front loader washer kenmore


Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
1. They are there and mount is solid.
2. If they are broken in 1/2.
3. The plastic knuckle mounts are not missing/broken.
4. There is oil in the shock absorber/spring section of the rods.

Also - there are suspension springs on the bottom of the tub that could be broken and/or missing.

Replace/repair as necessary.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Jul 01, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

Stackable washer and dryer. The washing machine tub is tilted to one side.


Check the Vibration damper rods to be sure that...
1. They are there and mount is solid.
2. If they are broken in 1/2.
3. The plastic knuckle mounts are not missing/broken.
4. There is oil in the shock absorber/spring section of the rods.

Also - there are suspension springs on the bottom of the tub that could be broken and/or missing.

Replace/repair as necessary.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Jun 30, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

GE WASHER SPIN OUT PROBLEMS


Sounds like the suspension for the drum is having problems - there are usually springs holding the drum up and acting as shocks - one of the springs may have come off during an unbalanced load.

Nov 22, 2008 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

3 Answers

Tub wobbles terrably in spin mode


Try lifting the inner drum to check if there is any movement between the inner and outer drums, also turn the drum and listen for any grinding or scraping sound from the rear of the drum. Its possible that your bearings have gone out & need to be replaced. The job is far from easy.

Mar 16, 2008 | Kenmore 98702 Stacked Washer/Dryer

1 Answer

Suspension pads? where are they do you have a good diagram?


most suspensions on machines use 2 springs on top of the drum and 2 suspension legs on the bottom. ( similar to a car shock absorber) just make sure the bottom concrete counter weight is not loose , this will cause violent a shake

Feb 08, 2008 | Washing Machines

Not finding what you are looking for?
GE WSM2420T Top Load Stacked Washer / Dryer Logo

Related Topics:

777 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GE Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3056 Answers

Are you a GE Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...