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When machine is in fast spin cycle, tub and machine bounce around even with light and balanced loads

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You have an uneven load. Stop the washer, and reposition the clothes. make sure it is even and you should not have this problem. the load of clothes has probably gotten unbalanced. Open the lid, redistribute the clothes in the washer, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.
Also are all four corner feet set on the floor? They need to be. Some are auto adjusting but some may require you to turn them to screw them lower or higher. Make sure all four feet are firmly planted... the washer shouldn't rock in any direction. Then.. (or if you have already done that) if it still rocks.. you should check underneath .. there should be an access panel behind it. if you can move it away from the wall and take, a look underneath while it is running you may find something loose.

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