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Why does my washer gets off balance during the spin cycle and how to repair it

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A QUICK FIX IS TO OPEN THE DOOR TO STOP WASHER, THEN RE-DISTRIBUTE THE LOAD SO IT BALANCES OUT IN THE SPIN CYCLE. OR, REMOVE SOME OF THE CLOTHES, IT COULD HAVE TO MANY IN IT.

Posted on Feb 21, 2011

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Usually over a period of use the washer tends to get out of balance, and then make more noise when it get to the spin cycle. I would suggest leveling the washer and then trying it out. The best way to fix this issue is by getting yourself a water level, u can get it in any hardware store. I personally would recommend a small circular water level for this job. Place the water level on top of the washer; make sure it is in the center. Take a look at the level and see where the bubble is in the water level? Accordingly you have to lower or raise either 4 corners of the washer to bring the bubble in the water level to the center. Now you have to be very gentle and small increments when rising or lower the corners of the washer, it does not take too much to move the bubble in the center.

If the problem continues then you have to open the top cover in your case since its a top load the back cover and check inside if any of the weights are out of place. 9 out of 10 the washer needs to be leveled.

Posted on Aug 10, 2010

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SOURCE: Off-Balance Duet Washer

spin basket surport is defective..put unit in spin without clothes do it bang and clang,,sound like train ,or airplane,,if so contact whirlpool your under warrranty for spin basket..onthejob

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Try www.Repairclinic.com.

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SOURCE: washer sounds like off balance during spin

old duets have nut on rear pulley that becomes loose. remove rear panel and tighten nut. check while spinning by hand if pop is felt. if it rotates smoothly then you may need new shocks on tub

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud during the spin cycle.

I have the same problem with a Maytag Brovos MTW6600TQ0 unit. Took it apart and found that the bearing had gone out on the drive shaft in the outer tub. Only solution is to replace the outer tub at about $200. For some reason, Whirlpool/Maytag have combined the drive shaft and bearing as part of the outer tub - so instead of paying less that $25 for the bearing you are stuch with a $200 repair.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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