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Shaking like crazy

I have a brand new GE front load washer and the first time we put it to work it started shaking and viberating like it was possessed. It literally vibrated 3ft outside the laundry room.

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  • lanternhill Mar 11, 2008

    I have the same problem with my front loader GE washer and GE will NOT stand behind it. The serviceman made it clear that he knows there is a design problem but he has to report that it is operating as designed. My advice is take it back if you can. My builder said it would damage my home. GE said I should have put my laundry room in my basement!

  • lindros2 Mar 18, 2008

    same problem - i'm infuriated.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    I have the same problem. The wierd thing is it only occurs when I wash the bathrobes. I had a GE tech come in and tell me that the problem was occuring because it wasn't balanced. The next day when I did a load of wash the same thing happened again. I had another tech come in a few weeks later and he looked at it and ordered me a new tub and a bunch of other parts that they are installing this coming Friday. I will keep you all updated if this fixes my problem.

  • rexryder Apr 11, 2008

    Shaking, Have had repair men out balance is ok. Still shakes the whole house! Sheared floor underneath washer for better support. Helped but still shakes. Need a solution before it damages other items in my laundry room and home. I have the drawer that sits underneath it .

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For the new machine that is violently shaking, make sure the shipping bolts in back are removed and their plastic pins.
For a machine that has developed this problem, it may be the shocks under the tub. these can wear out. but check level and balance first.
When it is on the pedestals the rubber shims are not supposed to be there, they are for dryer only.

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