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Paul Puntenney Posted on Nov 08, 2006
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Machine vibrates excessively during spin cycle

Washing machine vibrates excessively on the spin cycles. The machine is level. I jut moved the machine from my old house to a new house and it has been vibrating ever since. How can I fix this? It worked fine before.

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  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    Washer vibrates excessively in spin cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    The tub seems to shift while rotating

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    After moving to a new house, the washing machine vibrates excessively likes it's out of balance, though it's not out of balance. The floor is level and the washing machine is level yet it still vibrates when it spins. Perhaps something broke or came loose during the move?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    vibrates so badly the machine moves, can't spin in fast cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    when the machine is in spin cycle it vibrates very badly may be unbalanced

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    machine is level laundry iswet after spin cycle

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Open washer's cover and look for a released or a malfunction shock absorber. Good luck!

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