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I am having issues with my washing machine. At it's final spin it seems to be off balance and makes loud noises

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LaniAshton -- If there are unbalanced wet clothes in the washing machine, then balance/unload washer drum and retry final spin cycle. If there are no clothes in drum and unit still is off-balance during final spin cycle then there is problem with stabilizer counter-weights or motor drive system. -- SWT

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SOURCE: Out of balance washing machine

yea these things are a mother to get level. And if you get them right, a wood floor will settle under there heavy wieght. I found that after the third releveling . The last time i set all the screw adjusting feet to 35 inch pounds after initial truing. It has been good now for 18 months. One more thing, they have cast ceramic "frames" around the nylon drum that wont take too much abuse. Be sure its level before you cause serious damage.

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