Make sure that the load you are washing that all the clothes will weight about the same when WET ,that will throw a washer our of balance.
If the inner workings are hitting the sides of the inner cabinet ,that would mean that the suspension system has become weak, and the suspension rods will need to be replaced. And that is NOT unusual for a machine this old.
Yes just 2 years and the parts are wearing out!!
The manufacture make sure the part only last past the 1 year warranty period.
Now I know you stated that you were disabled , but you or some one will need to replace the suspension system rods .
The link below is to the part you will need from a highly recommended company rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau.
They offer a 100% money back guarantee, EVEN ON INSTALLED ELECTRICAL PARTS, for an entire year!
They are the only company to allow returns on installed parts for a refund and offer a FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY!
Here is a video on replacing the same type of rods just on a different model number.
If you have any questions just reply back.