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Frigidaire Infinity front load washer This is new out of the box. It has been leveled multiple times, but during spin cycle it walks across the floor taking down items in its path!

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  • whdaugherty Aug 02, 2008

    Same problem - the infinity washer vibrates so much it walks - rubber pads do not help - it is perfectly level - it is on sub-flooring not concrete but this is silly!

  • Anonymous May 19, 2009

    AN EXPENSIVE PIECE OF MESS, I HAVE A SMALL CHILD THAT IM AFRAID FOR HER SAFETY BECAUSE IT BOUNCES CROSS THE FLOOR WRECKING EVERYTHING

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My washer and dryer is less then a year old and the mildew is awful.Please don`t tell me to leave the doors open to dry the inside, done that from the beginning,ruined clothes with just a touch of bleach to help with the freshness.Ready to send it back.

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Washing machine stinks fro mildew

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Have you removed the transit bolts and any packing. this is the most probable cause

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There are so many ways to fight mildew, you can try bleach try Clorox HE try eight cups yes 8-cups ,use gloves but first remove the soap,softner and bleach dispenser look in side and clean were dispenser goes and when this is goig on spray drum with bleach as well, use gloves and have plenty of ventilation,after cleaning dispenser area,pour in bleach,use the area were you put detergent area.Now use heavy-duty cycle and hot-water,and let it run after your done wipe rubber seals cut back on softner use softner every other week and use about a tablespoon of softner.thanks i hope this works

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