05:08AM | 08/26/07
Member Since: 04/20/03
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we bought a new front loading washing machine. Even when lightly loaded, these machines seem to vibrate more during the spin cycle. My machine sits on a tile floor. Is there any way to minimize vibration or otherwise stabilize the machine so it does not keep creeping around the tile floor as a result of these vibrations?

thank you


09:35AM | 08/26/07
Member Since: 11/11/02
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** Is there any way to minimize vibration or otherwise stabilize the machine so it does not keep creeping around the tile floor **

Assuming all the shipping braces have been removed from the machine according to the installation instructions, I think the question will likely need to be "is there a way to stabilize the FLOOR..."

If the machine is on an upper house floor, that floor (not just the tiles - although that could be a problem too) may not be suitable for the machine (see the following link). Front-load washers are much worse then top-load washers for needing *very* stable flooring to operate on.

- Time and Money Saving Appliance Installation Tips



Dan O.

The Appliance Information Site



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