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Offline trystalbaby

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ge Top load washer (wbsr3140g5ww) off balance??
« on: January 05, 2013, 12:53:50 PM »

When my washer goes into the spin cycle it spins crazy and shakes my whole trailer. When I turn it off and pop the lid to stop it faster, I can see how BAD it spins around. What can I do stop this?? I put in a VERY small load because we had just fixed another issue with it and was testing out.

Offline fairbank56

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Re: ge Top load washer (wbsr3140g5ww) off balance??
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2013, 02:24:02 PM »
Check the four suspension rods and the four dampening straps.
This video shows how to replace the rods and will give you an idea as to how to access them.

The dampening straps are the four rubber straps that connect between the top of the tub and the washer housing.


Offline ScottyMo1

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Re: ge Top load washer (wbsr3140g5ww) off balance??
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2013, 06:05:39 PM »
One other thing to look at. Grab a flashlight and look under the tub, straight back from the motor, and make sure the big concrete block is not loose or broken. Once you look under there it will make some sense to you. wiggle your arm back there carefully and try to shake that block. If it moves by itself independently of the tub, it will need to be retightened or possibly new bolts installed.


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