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Old 08-23-2013, 10:34 PM  
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My washer shakes the whole main floor I tried the dampening feet from Home Depot they didn't work the washer shook right off of them! Any ideas what I can do?



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Old 08-24-2013, 07:00 AM  
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How old, what type, model, etc.



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Old 08-24-2013, 07:10 AM  
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Hi,

Washer make, model#, approx age?
http://www.applianceaid.com/model-number.php

Has it ever worked ok at this location? Is this a new occurance? Been doing this from day one?

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That -sounds- more like a structure issue than a washer issue....weak sub-floor, nailed down instead of screwed down, etc.

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Look inside the cabinet at bottom while it is spinning.This should be when it shakes. One of the three braces on the tub has probably come loose or is broken.

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It has to be level.

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So my house is fairly new, the floor is level and strong. My washer just vibrates way bad when spinning. Nothing sounds loose or rattles. I believe it's an older maytag I'll look when I get home. Pretty much when I do a load of laundry it shimmies side to side front to back

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It's a whirlpool model lxr6232e

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Appears to be part of a full model#.
I got LXR6232EQ0 to work for me.

Might help...
http://www.applianceaid.com/washer-suspension-help.php
http://www.applianceaid.com/washing-machine-dancing.php

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