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I moved my front loading washer over a little, it's level, I checked. But evey load big or small gets out of balance and the washer shakes the whole house. What to do? Signed, Despert

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Moving the washer may have caused one of the adjustable feet to turn so that is no longer in contact with the floor.
Take a thin, stiff piece of cardboard (such as the back of a paper pad) and try shoving it under each corner. You may find one clear of the floor that will need some minor adjustment to sit firmly again.

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