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I have an LG WM2487HWM front loader on a pedestal. As time has gone on, spin vibration has gotten worse

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Old 03-01-2013, 08:48 AM
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Model Number: WM2487HWM   Brand: -other-   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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I have an LG WM2487HWM front loader on a pedestal.

As time has gone on, spin vibration has gotten worse and worse.

It is balanced.

I understand it has three shocks. Is that a likely failure mode for vibrations at high speed? At low speed it is not so bad. Also OK with very small loads.

I was going to open and inspect the shocks. Anything else I should look for?

(PS: You should add LG to the brand pulldown!)


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Old 03-01-2013, 03:40 PM
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Hi,

Before you will dig into the washer you may want to verify that the washer is standing on really firm floor and the legs are not out very much and the leg nuts are fixing the legs tough enough so they are not wiggling.

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