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Top Load Washer Basket has Vibration or Unbalanced Loads

Whirlpool Top Load Washer Basket has Vibration or Unbalanced Loads

Vibration in the washer basket:

The washer basket will move while the washer is operating. This is part of the washer's normal operation. 

It is normal for the washer basket to move freely front to back and left to right. This is due to the washer utilizing a hung suspension. The entire wash assembly hangs from 4 suspension rods at each corner of the cabinet. This suspension allows for better vibration control and higher spins speeds. The wash basket is allowed to move without transferring that vibration to the cabinet.

 

 

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Watch the video below for more information on Basket movement in your washer: