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During the spin cycle, the tub makes a lot of noise and stops. It will not complete the cycle. I believe the tub is off track. How can I get it back on track without asking sears to charge an arm and a leg to fix it? Thanks, Ben

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Please find above your service and repair manual.
Most likely you "Dogs" are broken, these can be replaced...See the service and repair manual.
Please have a look at this website below, you will see there that customers have contacted Kenmore, and they have had it fixed for FREE.So I suggest you try to first follow their example if you qualify.

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