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There are no alignment adjustments for front loading washers. The only issue that could exist to make this type of problem is if the spider or support arms that hold the wash drum true in the washer are broken. You can verify this by removing all items from the washer and spinning the wash drum by hand. If it is sagging or rubbing against any part of the washer as it spins, then the spider is broken.

It is an expensive repair, since the washer needs to be taken apart and the wash drum and spider assembly has to be replaced and maybe the outer plastic tub may also need to be replaced. Get a few estimates before deciding whether to repair or replace. Sorry.

Posted on Mar 23, 2011

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    echosinla213 May 12, 2012

    I think i have the same problem but the shocks look ok not broken i used the washer 2 years before i put it in storage where it sat for 2 more years. the shocks move up and down with no issue just when i tighten the bolts in the back the front of the drums pull away from the door area and shakes to much during rinse and spin cycle.

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