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BradleyHolcomb

110.82874820 kenmore washer basket cockeyed

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BradleyHolcomb

40ish (?) year old kenmore washer basket is cockeyed and bangs during spin, also some water ends up outside basket during fill, what should I look for first? I have done repairs to this many times so I know how to open it up, just wondering what is the likely cause so I can focus my time. TIA

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BradleyHolcomb

did some more googling, likely an issue with counterbalance spring? if it's in the left rear that would explain the basket cockeyed to the forward/right

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16345Ed
3 hours ago, BradleyHolcomb said:

did some more googling, likely an issue with counterbalance spring? if it's in the left rear that would explain the basket cockeyed to the forward/right

Yep. Depending on condition I’ve seen place On frame where springs attach rusted out. You’ll need to inspect all those springs. I think 3 of them. 

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evaappliance

you may have to drill a new hole in the frame just to the side of the old one .  and install new counterbalance spring,  good ol' washer

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HillBilly1960

I have a customers Kenmore 110.5072011, it works great durung diagnostics but do a load of clothes, when it goes to spin it bangs violently as if it can not balance the load. Help... all tension springs and bolts are solid, intact. I am doing a test laod right now after adjusting the legs and leveling. I hope it fixes it. any other things I might be missing?

 

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BradleyHolcomb

Sorry I forgot to reply to this. It was the counterbalance spring, it was broken, hole was intact. $5 for a new spring at at local mom-n-pop appliance repair and I'm back in business. Still going strong, they don't make them like they used to!

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