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top loading washer,wobbles bad,seemslike its way off balance.took off front and top.all springs are still attached,i move tub to side

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Old 01-04-2010, 12:07 AM
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Model Number: DLW231RAW   Brand: Amana   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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top loading washer,wobbles bad,seemslike its way off balance.took off front and top.all springs are still attached,i move tub to side a bit and it stays there,no springing back,top has no springs on it?[not sure if theres suppose to be?on top part of tub.....what holds top of tub in balance?any help would be great im lost on this one,thanks


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Old 01-04-2010, 04:28 AM
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You might have bad spin bearings/seals. Look at the top of the tranny at the tub seal. Is it leaking?
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Old 01-07-2010, 02:45 AM
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Make sure all the feet are adjusted to touch the floor. Check to see if the spin basket is loose on the bearing hub. Check for white plastic shavings on the bottom of the washer.
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Old 01-07-2010, 03:15 PM
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leveled legs out alittle better seemed to really help,its still off balance but it doesnt walk across floor anymore,thanks for you help,nice to have a website like this,DAn
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