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Old 06-30-2016, 07:42 PM   #1
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Washing Machine Bounce

Just curious if anybody has found a way to keep the combo washer dryer from bouncing around and pounding against the cabinet when it starts the spin cycle. Ours sounds like it's trying to escape.

We're thinking about some type of rubber padding on the sides, yoga mat, knee pad or ?? We've just started using this thing and are trying to settle it down a little.

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Had a combo in previous coach. It shook the coach pretty good, but no banging or pounding. Maybe some foam between whatever is making contact.
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have you balanced it, as in 2 pair of jeans, 2 t shirts, 2 pairs of underwear; or 2 towels, 2 hand towels; etc.?

Only time I have had shaking is when it is unbalanced. Maybe you're putting too much in? Also, make sure feet are securely on the floor.
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Terry, can't tell what type washer you have but I would look into installing bolt down brackets. We have the Splendide and there are installation brackets for it. The Splendide transmits vibrations to the coach, mostly during the spin cycles, but it is not excessive, you just know it is working.
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On our machine I used pipe insulation wedged between the wall and the washer (swim noodles could work as well). A big help when the wash was a little out of balance.
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Thanks for the responses,

It appears ours is normal. The banging is at the start of the spin cycle and then it settles down. We will try the padding on the sides to see if that helps. We don't use it much and when the spin starts it's pretty startling.

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Thumbs up Westland MK01 SecureFit Mounting Bracket

I got these for my Splendide. Still shakes, but the banging against the wall has stopped.

Westland MK01 SecureFit Mounting Bracket
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I got these for my Splendide. Still shakes, but the banging against the wall has stopped.



Westland MK01 SecureFit Mounting Bracket

The mounting brackets help. I also crammed a swim noodle in on top & side where cabinet is close.
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