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My washer says it has an unbalanced load while washing even if i run it with no clothes in the washer

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You have a cracked motor housing. Lay machine on its back. remove centre motor bolt with allen wrench. pull off rotor. remove four bolts holding windings. unplug wires and speed sensor. inspect plastic housing with wires around it. you will see cracks in the plastic. there's your problem

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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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My whirlpool duet washer hammers very loud when it spins. The outside of the machine doesn't seem to vibrate much but it is very loud.


That is a common occurrence with dryers such as this one. Even though it sounds bad, it is harmless. If it really bothers, you can re-balance the load and it should reduce the vibration.

Jul 29, 2008 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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When my admiral washer spins it sounds like the tub is whacking the sides


Hopefully it is a unbalanced load . take some items out.Redistribute the load evenly,you may have put in more that the washer should handle. Clothes should be able to move evenly through out wash. Bulky items usually cause an imbalance.

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Washer is not spinning fast - so the clothes are more wet when done


sounds like washer is load sensing either overloaded or unbalanced when it decides to low spin insteasd of high spin dose it stop for second rotate 3 times and change direction 3 times the just spin slow.... if so either u have misloaded the machine by overloading orthe clothes are unbalanced in load may need add a towel or something to balance the weight evenly in the tub

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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

Jan 07, 2010 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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Vibration of wash machine


Hi!

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. If there's a loud thumping noise during the spin cycle, the load of clothes has probably gotten unbalanced. Open the lid, redistribute the clothes in the washer, then re-start it. Repeat these steps if necessary.

Please do accept this solution and revert for further assistance.


Thanks

Rylee

May 22, 2009 | Danby Washing Machines

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Washer runs quietly steadily except during spin cycle, when it tries to walk out the door. Have leveled the machine,even strengthened and leveled the floor.


Does it always do this or does it only happen when the load is unbalanced? In other words once this starts to happen can you lift the lid and rearrange the clothes within to balance the load and try again.

Mar 30, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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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.

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Empty washing machine still unbalanced


Lift the Back up by the Top back it has self adjusting legs and do the sam in Front ttech

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