How do you fix a washing machine that is off balance? 

How do you rebalance a washing machine drum? 

What causes an unbalanced washing machine? A front load washer is much heavier and larger than its top load counterpart. An out-of-balance condition can result from an unlevel machine, or a worn out tub bearing that allows radial play in the wash basket shaft which causes the entire tub and basket assembly to spin wildly out of control.

How do you fix a washing machine drum out of alignment? 

Why is my washing machine banging when spinning?

If your washing machine makes a loud rumbling or repetitive banging sound, which is particularly bad on a spin cycle, then it is most likely due to loose or worn out drum bearings. It is best to consult an expert on this particular issue, rather than attempt a DIY fix.

Can an unbalanced washing machine cause damage?

An off-balance washing machine can be frighteningly noisy. At best, a thumping and jumping machine is a nuisance, but at worst, an unbalanced machine can cause itself serious damage as it spins.

How do you know if your washing machine drum is broken?

Is Your Washing Machine Broken?
  1. Washing machine makes loud banging noises.
  2. Washing machine will not drain.
  3. Washing machine is leaking water.
  4. Washing machine drum isn’t turning.
  5. Washing machine door remains locked.
  6. Washing machine is tripping breakers.
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How do you rebalance a front load washer?

Level your washer by putting 4 towels in the washer and put the washer in spin. Wait until it gets to high spin and adjust the front legs to level your front load washer. The out of balance issue will smooth out by turning the legs to touch the floor in an even manner.

Can front load washers become unbalanced?

A front-load washer can become unbalanced during the wash cycle, causing the washer to make loud or unusual noises, or to vibrate and shake. Other symptoms of an unbalanced washer include failure to spin or drain, “walking” across the floor and finished laundry being too wet to move to the dryer.

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