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My roper washer acts like its unbalanced even when I check it and move the clothes also the h2o stops and starts like electric goes off and on

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SOURCE: Unbalanced loads

There has been a noted problem with the Kenmore Oasis and the "Out of Balance" or "Ob" error. If this is what you are experiencing, the problem has been attributed to a couple of things. Not having sufficient amount of clothes in the wash tub during a wash cycle. That is...smaller loads cause a problem when the washer tries to distribute he weight evenly in the spin cycle. Not enough clothes, no balanced weight, you get an Out of Balance indication. The other problem (which tends to be the more common issue) is the control board under the operator console. The manufacturers developed a new software to run on the new and improved control boards that is supposed to correct this problem. Double check your load distribution first (which it seems you already have), then check with the manufacturer to see if there may be a recall on your washer that corrects this problem at no cost to the consumer. I hope this helps you some.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Washer fills and spins but does not agitate

Im sorry to say, it sounds like the transmission in the washer may have gone out, the unit it self sits at the bottem of the main agitator shaft under the the tub, you may be able to have this replaced, but shop around for the right price.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

SOURCE: Admiral Heavy Duty 22lb. 2 speed motor going off balance

Had Same problem. Replaced The 6 retaining springs and snubber.
$15.00 worth of parts.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Roper Washer filled with water and then stopped

HI thanks for your question. the problem you are having is with the lid switch, which is located uder the top. replace the lid switch. if you need further assistance . plese get back to me thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer thanks

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Roper washing machine- unbalanced spin - rocking agitator

I usually stand in front of the washer and take the plams of my hands and forcefully provide a force with the heel of my hands on the side front corners and the lip comes up

Another option is to pull the washer out and remove 2 clips (usually requires quarter inch nut driver to allow the top to come up

This should allow you to get the top off to see if a spring has broken or slipped off


GOOD LUCK!

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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Why does it always become unbalanced in spin cycle?


how confident are you to get inside it? Check the balance springs and shock absorbers.

Normally it is two simple things.

First the machine must be level front to back and left to right. Also all 4 feet must be in equal contact with the floor.

Make sure you load the washer evenly with clothes. Mix large and small items so when the spin starts the clothes even out. Never wash just one large item that is very absorbent, like one bathrobe or one blanket..

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when it went unbalanced the tub most likely broke the lid switch part
3949238.open the lid,on the right side of lid you'll see a strike,it goes into a hole and this is where the lid switch is,stick a screw driver into the hole,if you don't hear a clicking sound the switch is broke
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFsvLiuTniU

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Makes a loud banging noise as if the load is underbalanced even through the load is balanced.


HI There
Try this even tho you said it's balanced. Sometimes it looks like but a slight unbalanced can cause this problem.
It's noisy Most noises from a washing machine occur during the spin cycle. If you hear loud thumping during the spin, the load of clothes may have become unbalanced. Stop the washer and redistribute the clothes, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.
Let me know how this goes and thank you for writing to fix ya.
Best Regards Richard

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I assume that you moved the clothes around because it may have been unbalanced? If it would not balance you had too many clothes in it.

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Roper washing machine- unbalanced spin - rocking agitator


I usually stand in front of the washer and take the plams of my hands and forcefully provide a force with the heel of my hands on the side front corners and the lip comes up

Another option is to pull the washer out and remove 2 clips (usually requires quarter inch nut driver to allow the top to come up

This should allow you to get the top off to see if a spring has broken or slipped off


GOOD LUCK!

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For "ue" an unbalanced load is sensed three times; re-adjust your load in the machine. What is the capacity of your machine, you could weigh your dry clothes........refer manual.

For e1, it could be a water sensor problem. Check to see if the inlet valve is okay and not clogged, water shd be in good pressure. If this is okay, open up behind after taking the plug off the wall. There is a thin tube coming from the switch area to the outlet pump area; disconnect this from the top carefully and blow into it, it should be free; if it is clogged you will hav a water level problem. Unblock and refit carefully.
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