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Offline repairguy42

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out of balance after 4 years
« on: March 09, 2010, 04:44:01 PM »

washer sits firmly on floor,  springs are all good.   machine now vibrates bad. any suggestions?  what to look for.   i know when these washers first came out there  was a problem.   thanks for any help...

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Re: out of balance after 4 years
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2010, 09:36:24 PM »
The base is triangle shaped and the skate plate is too. Both should be lined up with each other. All shipping pins need to be removed. The tub also has a balance ring above it and springs below. (Click pix to enlarge)
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