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Violent spin cycle

I have an Asko W640 which I've just recently purchased. I transported it in my car, on its side which maybe why it is not functioning upon the spin cycle? Used the machine for the first time today and upon reaching the spin cycle it vibrates Violently upon which I have to switch it off. Looking at the machine, the internal bit looks askew. Is there some sort of strut or internal rubbers holding the internal bowl part that has come apart while in transport on its side? if so, how do I fix it? I love the machine, it has so many good features. Many thanks.

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  • missjanuary1 Apr 27, 2009

    sorry, I got this machine secondhand. I saw it spinning well and evenly before loading it into my car on its left side. I assume it had its shipping bolts taken out when it was first bought eons ago?

    I wish I had got it transported upright by a moving company now. I forgot how tempremental these things are.

  • missjanuary1 Apr 27, 2009

    thank you very much bbrign, I shall have a go at it. Being a girl, I didn't think about taking the back off it. But I bet you knew that already. ;)

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Did you remove the shipping bolts?

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    the tub sits on suspension rods. it"s more than likely that when you laid it on its side it slipped off of one of the retainers, I assume that this is the front loader model?

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    Sorry, missed the model number in your earlier posting. This unit sits on struts. kind of like shock absorbers. It is very likely that when the unit was transported it slipped off of one or more of its struts. You should be able to access them by removing the rear panel. At that point you should be able to see the struts and slip them back into their sleeves.

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