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Appliance Tech Dave
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Is having water sealed in the drum part of the balance for

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Is having water sealed in the drum part of the balance for Maytag Bravos 300 washer?
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 7 months ago.
Hello, this is Dave and I'm happy to help you. Yes, the balance ring at the top and bottom of the washer has water to help with the load balance. It also has a large float at the bottom so the tub can float to allow agitation. Have you run the washer to see if it is working and sounding normal?
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 7 months ago.
Hello, do you still need help or was this what you needed?