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Performa tub leans
« on: March 18, 2010, 08:41:42 AM »
Had the dancing washer problem and replaced the snubber last night.  :D This took care of 90% of the problem. However I notice that the tub starts leaning towards front right (and shakes a little) once the spin cycle starts - no matter what size load or how heavy the load. There does come a point when the washer will start dancing again based on the size of the load. I leveled the machine and this helped some but the tub keeps leaning towards front right once it starts spinning. I actually centered the tub manually when it was spinning & it immediately resumed the leaning position once I removed my hand.  All springs were re-installed so that isn't the problem. Also noticed that when it comes to a stop it sometimes assumes the right front lean position even when empty.

Looking for suggestions on how to stop the tub from leaning

Model PAV3300

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Re: Performa tub leans
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 11:48:03 AM »
Appears that Maytag knew about this problem since 2005 when they issued a technical bulletin TDL-0050B-B and a repair kit #12002701.  I guess since my washer is out of warranty (purchased in 2003) the kit is no longer free.  The cost - a mere $188.00.  Looks like Maytag is no longer my appliance of choice.  I would have thought they would notify owners of this washer about the problem during the warranty period.  Good going Maytag -you lost a customer for life!!!  :tickedoff:  Remember it never pays to be cheap - you'll eventually get caught and lose in the end.

 

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