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NOISE and TUB IS WILD WHILE SPINNING

The noise is LOUD...the tub spins as if it is a WILD cyclone, in a box. What could cause such a loose tub?

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Is this a new occurence or has it been that way all along? What type of floor is your machine installed on? A soft floor such as pergo or soft shiny lino can cause the washer to be a wild monster when it spins. We placed a commercial type rug with a thick rubber back completely under our washer and that seems to hold it in place perfectly. I received this advice after a service call.

If it has not been happening all along, it could be that you have a problem with the machine being unlevel or that you do have a problem with the tub. Does the tub actually seem loose if you turn it with your hand when empty? Extra heavy loads will contribute to a wild spin as well, and loads that are mixed items. (such as towels with cotton shirts.) it is better to wash the same with each other and not too full.

Good luck to you and thank you for using Fixya! if you have anymore questions or comments, please feel free to get back to me.

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