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Hi, I have a Maytag Atlantis, model# mav6257aww. Everything works fine until I get to the spin cycle. Once on the spin cycle the machine will spin, but is very out of control, and moves side to side. Can you possibly tell me what might be the problem? Thanks

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You have springs and dampers that control the swaying of the tub, either one or more is broken or they need replaced. Heer is a link to a parts page from sears. The parts you need are suspension springs, snubber and possible new feet. Look under the heading for shakes and wobles when it lists things that ae causing issues and that takes you to the correct parts.
www.partselect.com/SearchResults.aspx?ModelNum=MAV6257AWW

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