How do I know if my washing machine balance ring is bad?
If the washing machine is not balanced, it may shake violently during the spin cycle, causing water to spill on the floor.
How do I reset my Maytag Bravos XL washer?
Also question is, how do I reset my Maytag Bravos XL washer? Press the “Power/Cancel” button. Push the appropriate button to choose a new cycle. Press “Start/Pause.” You have now reset your Maytag washer.
Why is my Maytag washer shaking?
If the shock dampening device is broken, the tub might become unbalanced, causing it to shake and vibrate during the spin cycle. If the tub wear pad is worn out or missing, the washer will vibrate or shake during operation. Inspect the tub wear pad. If the tub wear pad is worn out or missing, replace it.
How do you fix a balanced Maytag washer?
Place a 4-foot level across the front top of the washer. Adjust the front legs if necessary until the front is in balance. Loosen the retaining nut with the adjustable wrench and turn the feet as necessary until the front balances. Tighten the nut with the adjustable wrench.
Does a washing machine need to be perfectly level?
The washer must be level both from front to back and from side to side, and all four of its feet must be touching the ground. If you can rock the machine back and forth diagonally from corner to corner, its feet are not secure and level.
What causes a washing machine to be out of balance?
A front load washer is much heavier and larger than its top load counterpart. An out-of-balance condition can result from an unlevel machine, or a worn out tub bearing that allows radial play in the wash basket shaft which causes the entire tub and basket assembly to spin wildly out of control.
Should a washing machine drum move back and forth?
To check, turn the drum back and forth; movement should be smooth and easy with very little resistance or noise. If you can hear or feel grinding then this is confirmation that your washing machine bearings have indeed worn.