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Washer vibration. Brand new on 1st floor and level. 8300 model. If I can't get the vibration problem solved then I will exchange it for a GE.

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In spin cycle violent vibration


First, check to make sure you aren't loading the washer excessively. Many times it is an unbalanced load. Second, check to see if the washer is level. The feet are adjustable and allow you to level the washing machine. While checking the level, make sure the floor underneath is stable as well. Lastly, if these do not help, you may need to have the dampners checked (these are like shock absorbers and minimize the vibration of the drum).

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GE Front Load washer shakes whenever any type of load is put in. GE service has been out at least 4 times and say that its fine..perfectly level, etc


All front loaders shake to some extent. It depends on the balance of the load. It is especially evident in the spin cycle due to the high speeds. Also these machines are best placed on a solid cement floor. They can shake an entire house if on the first or second floor and the floors are not well reinforced.

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4 month old washer is so loud it sounds like someone dropping a trash can to the pavement from 5 feet high


Check to make sure it's level. Number one cause of vibration is not being level. Number two cause is soft floor and what I call "Sympathetic vibration" where the floor shakes a bit and it seems like it's in time with the vibration on the washer. It then magnifies the vibration and makes it worse.

If it's level and on a solid floor, you need to get it serviced under warrenty.

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Wm 2487H. My machine is off balance and shake the house terribly bad. It also has a metalic scraping sound sometimes when the drum spins. I just purchased my LG washer and dryer a couple of months ago. I...


Starting in November 2008--LG introduced "square door" model washers.
These washers will (unlike round door models) perform very well on wood floors.
If the WM2487 washer is on a wood floor--even a tiled wood floor--it will be near impossible to get smooth spin performance.
Some homeowners have had success by adding two layers of 3/4 inch wood under the washer AND dryer.
The following steps were taken:
1) Remove washer & dryer
2) Cut & remove any floor covering (bare wood)
3) Locate floor joists with a stud-finder & mark locations at the edge of the flooring--allows finding the joist locations after 3/4 sheet is laid to floor.
4) Add wood glue to floor
5) Place 3/4 inch wood sheet to floor & drive screws thru wood into joists (as many scews as deemed necessary to fully & completely compress wood sheet to existing floor
6) Add wood glue to 1st wood sheet
7) Place 2nd 3/4 inch wood sheet on top of 1st wood layer and drive screws into floor joists.
8) Add molding if desired
9) Re-install washer & dryer and level.
10) Add one heavy towel into washer tub & close door ( this will mimick an off-center load)
11) Press power "on" button
12) Press "Spin Speed" button & select high speed spin option
13) Press "Start" button
14) When * 9 minutes remaining * is displayed--use the flat wrenchette that comes with every LG washer to "tweak" the adjustment of the front leveling legs. This will allow for "fine tuning" adjustment of the front leveling leg(s) to eliminate vibration / noise during the spin cycle. The rear leveling legs DO NOT need further adjustment.
NOTE: Those with pedestals--check the front leveling legs on the washer and on the pedestals (front only) during spin.

Jul 16, 2009 | LG WM2487H Front Load Washer

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Our front load washer vibrates so much durning the spin cycle it actually knocks the dryer off the top of it. It will also vibrate across the floor unless 2 people are holding it down. We have tried the...


make sure that the nut on the leg is tihgtend down. check level lower on wash machine if all else fails buy shake away pads follow the install directions and see if that helps. i love my shake aways my floor doesnt vibrate any more.

Jul 09, 2009 | General Electric WSSH300G Front Load...

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Same. Violent vibration


Check unit for level, has it been doing this since day 1? Buy "shakeaway pads" that is the brand name, floor may not be sturdy enough to handle vibrations. Older floors were not designed for front loaders, we see this all of the time.

Jun 13, 2009 | GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer

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GE front load washer WSSH300GWW moves in spin cycle


the machine is off level. open up your installation guide, and it will provide instructions on how to properly level the machine.

if you have any questions, feel free to email me at thadoggma420@hotmail.com

Jan 22, 2009 | General Electric WSSH300G Front Load...

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How can I stop my ge washer from moving all over the floor on spin cycle


Hello dcd123
Welcome

You asked how can I stop my Ge washer from moving all over the floor on spin cycle.

You need to level the washer by using a spirit level and tuning the legs until it is true and level.

let me know how it goes.I'm sure that you just need to level the machine and you're problem is solved.

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Oct 05, 2008 | GE Washing Machines

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Vibrates and walks


most of the time with this problem they have not removed the shipping bolts get your owners manuel refer to the installation instructions under remove shipping bolts before operating look and see if they removed them i think they are marked in yellow if not call them and tell them to come do their job and pull the bolts that is a good washer and make sure they level it let me know please

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