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Front load washer

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I just purchased this washer from SEARS and after installing and using the machine it shakes severely at the point that it unplugs itself.

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    Patricia Vega Jun 26, 2008

    Thank you for taking time to help me solve this problem. I think you're 100% right. After doing some research on-line with the manufactures manual I also thought that might be the cause!!!! Again thank you have a nice day!!!!!!!!!!

  • racoline15 Dec 01, 2008

    Brand new Kenmore Frontload Washer model #48102/48106. It shakes violently and smaches into the wall during the rinse cycle. The dryer is stacked on top of it. What could be causing this?

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Usually, the problem with frontloaders shaking violently is that shipping materials are still in them (even if you've paid someone to install them). Generally on frigidaire models they have two sets of shipping materials. The first set is a set of 4 shipping bolts on the back panel. After removeing these, on some models, you also have to remove the lower front panel by taking out the screws. On a few of the models you will find 2 yellow metal bars connected to the bottom of the washer and the bottom of the tub. After removing both sets of shipping materials, make sure not only is your unit level, but all feet are firmly on the floor and locked into place. Your machine should have come with a set of instalation instructions that will run you through these steps more clearly, but if you don't have them or are still having trouble, just reply back to me.

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