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Hi i have a beko wm5101w washing machine and it shakes alot when on the spin cycle i have tryed ajusting the feet but nothing seems to be working to stop it

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I had the same problem with the same machine, Theres 4 bolts you have to take out on the back that have gray rubber round then, there used to transport the machine from new but need taking out to use it or they make it shake, it will stop when you remove them

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

Although you say you have tried adjusting the feet I would recommend you try my method to make absolutely certain!
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It is necessary to ensure absolutely that the machine, even when empty, has all 4 feet very firmly on the floor, and I mean firmly ;-0)

Doesn't matter whether it is empty or not but switch it off then-
very firmly push one front corner diagonally into the centre of the machine and see if the machine moves or rocks AT ALL, even the slightest. If it does you will need the open-ended spanner which came with the (new) machine........which of course went missing a long time ago?!! An adjustable spanner will suffice.
Adjust the foot under that corner downwards until it is very firmly- almost pushing- against the floor but not so far that the corner lifts up!
If this corner did not rock do the same to the other.
Once you cannot rock the machine the slightest little bit, screw the locking nuts up tight to the underside of the machine so that they will not move. Ideally the rear feet should also be locked.

If this has not cured the problem it is possible that the internal drum suspension is malfunctioning.

Good luck,

John C

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