Most of the time it's a floor problem. Make sure the front legs are screwed
all the way up and locked. If there is a dryer next to the washer you may
notice that it shakes too. If it does it is most likely a 'soft' floor.
On Thu, 10 Nov 2005 09:42:07 -0800, A Veteran for Peace
On our Sears Kenmore I found another possibility which has some of the
same characteristics as either a load imbalance or leveling problem.
After taking the back off to investigate I noticed that there was a
large spring laying on the floor beneath the washer motor. After
staring at the innards for a long time I figured out that the spring
was attached to the bottom edge of the back frame and to the drive
unit. The hole in the frame had broken out and released the spring.
Apparently, this spring must help keep tension on the drum and drive
system to maintain the balance. Might have to do with torgue..I don't
know??? At any rate, my solution was to drill another hole in the
frame near the original hole and reinstall the spring. That fixed the
problem. This was about a year ago.
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