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Need advisement on how to balance washer. It vibrates extremely when in the rinse/spin cycle and is very noisy. I have tried many things.

It was new and given to me by a friend. when moving into my place recently it was partially dropped. Could that cause an issue?

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There are springs and bumpers that hold the drum in the center and if one of them popped off, that causes this problem. What is the make and model number

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    Ima Barnett Aug 13, 2015

    Brad Brown: Maytag Model MDE2400AYW

  • Brad Brown Aug 14, 2015

    That model number is for a dryer.

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