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Offline schaffersapplian

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Re: Washer vibrating too much during spin cycle
« Reply #20 on: March 03, 2010, 07:46:24 PM »
Dirtrider, Is that machine on a riser? I have seen the riser's play a drastic roll in adding to their vibrating tendency's. A lot of the time, the installers installed the riser's improperly resulting in more movement then desired, and possibly even welds breaking on the riser itself.  I own one of these machines (MAH9700) and I, for the most part don't have much shaking out of it.  It does have the upgraded board in it, is on a concrete floor, leveled perfectly with a slight tilt back, and does not have a riser on it.

     As a service technician, authorized by Maytag the day they came out and now, I do know I have had a ton of service calls on these machine's in regards to their shaking.  I usually bite my tongue, re-level, and explain how they work.  I have found that the shake away pads, or grip tape from a skate board work great for steadying the machine's.  

Just some tips that I have found work best on my washer.

1. Always split laundry into like articles.  IE: Towels with towels only. Lighter weight fabric's with lighter weight fabric's

2. These machine's, like most run better with larger loads compared to small loads (less of a chance of all the articles to end up on the same side while spinning)
 
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Re: Washer vibrating too much during spin cycle
« Reply #21 on: March 03, 2010, 07:58:39 PM »
@john: I am an old fart. Please pardon my rant about the good old days. I am here to learn and you are very knowledgeable. Thanks for sharing your info with us. And do not pay attention to this old fool.
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Re: Washer vibrating too much during spin cycle
« Reply #22 on: March 03, 2010, 08:01:53 PM »
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Re: Washer vibrating too much during spin cycle
« Reply #23 on: March 03, 2010, 08:11:48 PM »
I put some foam tape on the vent flaps now the terrible noise is gone.  That was all it was those things closing when it was spinning.

 

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