• 1-800-269-2609
  • En Español
  • Available 7 days a week

Estate Washer Vibrating or Shaking

TAWX700JQ1

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer vibrating or shaking are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer vibrating or shaking

Cause 1Suspension Spring

One or more of the suspension springs might be broken. The suspension springs help to absorb the movement of the washer tub. If a suspension spring breaks, the tub might become unbalanced, causing it to shake and vibrate during operation. Inspect the suspension springs to determine if any of the springs are broken. If a suspension spring is broken, replace it.

Parts
Suspension Spring for your EstateWashing Machine
Suspension Spring - Part # 671098 Mfg Part # WP63907

Washing machine suspension spring. If the suspension spring is broken, the washer will be off balance.

Add to Cart
Install Help
Cause 2Suspension Spring

One or more of the suspension springs might be broken. The suspension springs help to absorb the movement of the washer tub. If a suspension spring breaks, the tub might become unbalanced, causing it to shake and vibrate during operation. Inspect the suspension springs to determine if any of the springs are broken. If a suspension spring is broken, replace it.

Parts
Suspension Spring for your EstateWashing Machine
Suspension Spring - Part # 1549326 Mfg Part # WPW10250667

Washing machine tub counterbalance spring. This spring offsets the weight of the motor on the front of the washer. If broke, the tub will lean forward and the tub will be off balance during the spin cycle.

Add to Cart
Install Help
Cause 3Snubber Pad

The snubber pad dampens the vibration of the washer tub. If the snubber pad is worn out missing, or coated with a sticky substance (such as detergent, fabric softener, or transmission oil), the washer will vibrate or shake during operation. Inspect the snubber pad. If the snubber pad is worn out or missing, replace it.

Parts
Snubber Pad for your EstateWashing Machine
Snubber Pad - Part # 2978 Mfg Part # 285744

Washing machine tub suspension pads (package of 3). These pads help to absorb the movement of the washer tub. If a tub pad is worn, the washing machine will be unbalanced and will vibrate or shake during the spin cycle.

Add to Cart
Install Help
Cause 4Snubber Pad

The snubber pad dampens the vibration of the washer tub. If the snubber pad is worn out missing, or coated with a sticky substance (such as detergent, fabric softener, or transmission oil), the washer will vibrate or shake during operation. Inspect the snubber pad. If the snubber pad is worn out or missing, replace it.

Parts
Snubber Pad for your EstateWashing Machine
Snubber Pad - Part # 2979 Mfg Part # 285219

Washing machine suspension pad kit. These pads help to absorb the movement of the washer tub. If a tub pad is worn, the washing machine will be unbalanced and will vibrate or shake during the spin cycle.

Add to Cart
Install Help
Cause 5Snubber Pad

The snubber pad dampens the vibration of the washer tub. If the snubber pad is worn out missing, or coated with a sticky substance (such as detergent, fabric softener, or transmission oil), the washer will vibrate or shake during operation. Inspect the snubber pad. If the snubber pad is worn out or missing, replace it.

Parts
Snubber Pad for your EstateWashing Machine
Snubber Pad - Part # 546905 Mfg Part # WP3946509
Add to Cart
Cause 6Balance Ring

The balance ring may have lost its fluid. The balance ring sits on top of the outer tub and helps to counter the force of the spin cycle. The balance ring is filled with fluid. This fluid helps to dampen the vibration of the washer. If this fluid leaks out of the balance ring, the washer tub will vibrate and shake during operation. Check the balance to determine if is still filled with fluid. If the balance ring is emptied of fluid, replace it.

Parts
Balance Ring for your EstateWashing Machine
Balance Ring - Part # 1015809 Mfg Part # WP3956205

Top inner tub balance ring with clips

Add to Cart
Cause 7Leveling Leg

Check to see if the washer is level, and adjust the leveling legs if necessary. Always lock the legs in place after adjustment to keep them from getting loose.

Parts
Leveling Leg for your EstateWashing Machine
Leveling Leg - Part # 2970 Mfg Part # 285244

Self adjusting rear leveling leg with pin

Add to Cart
Cause 8Leveling Leg

Check to see if the washer is level, and adjust the leveling legs if necessary. Always lock the legs in place after adjustment to keep them from getting loose.

Parts
Leveling Leg for your EstateWashing Machine
Leveling Leg - Part # 1202371 Mfg Part # WPW10001130

Adjustable leveling leg for washing machine. This leveling leg has a rubber foot. If the leveling leg is not adjusted properly, the washer will be off-balance and will vibrate or shake during operation.

Add to Cart
Install Help