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Kenmore Washer Vibrating or Shaking


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 1Snubber 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.

Snubber Pad for your KenmoreWashing Machine
Snubber Pad - Part # 1180362 Mfg Part # WP8564017

Nylon cup for suspension rod at outer tub

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Cause 2Leveling 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.

Leveling Leg for your KenmoreWashing Machine
Leveling Leg - Part # 3452711 Mfg Part # W10739673

Leveling leg kit. Use the leg in the kit that matches the original leg.

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