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Tub unbalanced My tub is unbalanced. It sits towards the right. What can I do to fix this problem?

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You need to check to see if one of your springs might have broke or just come off that helps hold the tub

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How to reset this washer with an error code UE?

UE is usually an unbalanced load error. This could be an easy fix. Make sure that the washer is level. Next, check the load in the washer and redistribute the items. If the door is locked, you may need to force the washer to drain in order to redistribute the items. On some machines, you choose the Spin: No spin option.

Sometimes, this indicates a problem with the washer spin shaft and bearings or tub support system. To check this, try running the washer with no laundry inside of it. If the unbalanced load error occurs, then there is a physical problem that has to be fixed. For top-loading washers, lift up the tub a bit and see if you can spin it by hand. For a front-loading washer, simply try to spin the washer tub. If the tub is hard to rotate, you'll need to check the suspension and bearings. (The suspension has a damper shock and spring for some models. On some top-loading washers, there are three suspension rods. If one is damaged, the tub won't stay balanced.)

Please add a comment with the make and model of your washer for the parts diagram. If your washer is under warranty, contact the manufacturer after confirming that the issue isn't with the load or the machine being out-of-level. I hope this helps.

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Inner tub does not sit corrects and water is leaking bad when run

There is 6 springs? And all of them are on right? Sounds like one of the back springs came off or broke. You should be able to shake the whole thing around and it should center up. Take the top of the washer off. Remove the cover on the control panel then unplug the wire harness and pull the fill switch hose off of the switch. There is two screws holding the top on at the side panels in the front. then lift it up and slide it forward to release the back hinges. Then you should be able to see the back ones.

Describe your Kenmore 24032 \ 24036 Top Load

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Inner tub broke away from outer tub casing

Time for the dump. Probably need a new tub lock nut but there may be more damage to the transmission or tub seal which will leak water and it may not be worth the $100 service call for a Tech to tell you you need a new washer. Good time to buy appliances right now, try to get free installation!

UC code on may Maytag Neptune Washer FAV6800WW

Continuous Unbalanced Circuit. Improper signal from Tub Displacement Sensor.
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Unbalanced load during spin cycle.

I feel you have a clutch malfunction with your FAV6800AW machine. The SM has no test that I can find just the strut removal process starting on page 43 of the SM. If your FAV6800AW is 3 to 5 yr’s old I would lean toward a Clutch malfunction causing your dc/UC errors in spin cycle. You can see this post for the details on the clutch removal process. For reference with the top raised and the front cover off I over fill the washer with about 6" of water in the tub. I press down one at a time to both the left front and right front washer tub corners and feel equal resistance to bottom out the struts (about an 1” of travel”) and they spring back to level position equally. With the tub over filled to the level I mention do you get the same results? If you do then my next step would be to drop the clutch out as in this post, clean up and re-lube the roller clutches or replace the clutch if they are rusted up or the clutch spring is broken. You can turn on the drain pump in service mode page 16 of the SM “Board Output Test - Drain Pump” to empty the tub if you do this test. Good luck and post back if you have any questions. Rich

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Aha! Mine was doing the same thing and I also noticed that there was some excess water in bottom of the tub - not the tub that the clothes go in but the one that that tub is sitting in. Does that make sense? Anyway, I cut the zip tie that holds the drainage hose, brought the hose as close to the house as possible and siphoned the excess water out of the tub. After this I tried a small test load and it worked no problem. I think the fact that there was this excess water left in the machine made the load too heavy to start the spin cycle.

Hope this helps.

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