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At high spin speeds my whirlpool duet washer is developing an imbalance. How can I fix this.

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You can remove thelower acess panel and check the 4 shocl absorbers holding hte tub up, possible that 1 or more has snapped or simply popped off,, if needed they simply twist in/out easy enough to replace if needed

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The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.

  • Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
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When my washer did that, I found that the shocks that hold the tub were bad...

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Drive Motor Tachometer Error. The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the washer will shut down.If a failure occurs during high-speed spin the door will be unlocked after 3 minuts. Check wireharness connections between the drive motor/Techometer and the motor control unit also check between the motor control unit and the central control unit. Check the drive motor, the motor control unit, and wire harness.

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The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.
  • Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Check the Drive Motor
  • Check the MCU
  • Check the Wire Harness

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The control is unable to properly detect motor speed and the machine will shut down. If a failure occurs during high-speed spin, the door will be unlocked after 3 minutes.
  • Check wire harness connections between the Drive Motor/Tachometer and the Motor Control Unit (MCU), and between the MCU and the Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Check the Drive Motor
  • Check the MCU
  • Check the Wire Harness

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