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Tub off balance

The tub on my washing machine is off balance. How do I get the lid open?

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  • brian23707 Oct 04, 2008

    washer has been leveled but yet the tub tilts toward the rear of the machine. I checked but found no apparent missing parts. I noticed only one spring that could hold the tub level in the rear of the machine on the opposite side, itoo is in the rear of of the machine. The washer is a roper model top loading type purchased last year.

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Pick up the back of the machine a few inches then drop it. It has self leveling legs it will level everything and it should work fine after that.

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