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I have an Amana Top Load Washer Model Number ntw4800vq1 The washer shakes violently during the Spin Cylce. It will walk across the floor. I took the console off and removed the outer shell. I checked all the springs and they are all connected and nothing is loose. So then I jumnped the lid switch and ran the machine with about a 3/4 load so I can see what it's doing. It fills fine, then agitates fine, then drains fine, then spins fine, then fills again fine, then agitates again fine then drains again fine but then it starts to spin again. After it spinds for a few seconds it squirts in a bit of water and once that happens it shakes very violently. It squirts a few times during this spin cycle. Now I'm no expert but I don't think it should be adding water while spinning. Am I right? Does it need a new switch or something? Thanks!

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Hi

for the question of water comming in the spin cycle, yes its normal we call it a spray rinse. For the shaking check your leveling and also make sure that the back leveling feet when lifting back of washer up and down that the foot mechanism is functining.

Hope this helps

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