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The tub of my toploading washing machine leans to the front right, It is balanced and leans whether clothes or in it or not. I can spin clothes if I prop lid open and hold tub straight .

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The suspension springs have gone out of alignment or the tub holding mechanism is shifted. look throught the bottom to see the fault in the suspension. correct on the mountings.
Even a leaning can come if the motor suspension is out of alignment.This must be centered in and the top door will close evenly.

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