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I have the whirlpool cobra washer. It is constantly getting

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I have the whirlpool cobra washer. It is constantly getting off balance and moving across the floor. I was told you couldn't balance them , they balance themselfs. What do I do the stop it from moving. I do not overload it.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 7 years ago.
is this washer a top loader or a frontloader?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
top loader
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 7 years ago.
well to balance the unit you just pull it foward and tip it foward. The back legs should auto balance after you tip it back. If you have having issues with it after leveling it then you have an issue with the suspension. This could be a spring that has fallen off or a bad skate plate which would be very involved to replace.

You can always try "shake away" pads made for reducing vibration if it seems as though it's always shook a bit too much.

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