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How to Make a Washing Machine Stop Shaking

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If your washing machine is making loud rattling noises or vibrations, it’s most likely due to improper leveling. This problem is not only a nuisance, it can also lead to additional issues with your washing machine, floor, and wall. The good news is this tends to be an easy fix you can do yourself. Read below to quickly and easily solve this problem. 

And if you’ve tried our troubleshooting tips below and are still having rattling problems with your washer, it may be time to give a professional repair company like iFiX a call.

Stop Washing Machine Shaking

First, you’ll want to determine if it’s leveled properly by using a carpenter’s bubble level. If the bubble doesn’t center itself, you’ll need to adjust the washer’s legs to the proper height. Tighten the lock nuts against the body of the machine to prevent the leg from rotating. Next, lean your body weight against the appliance to make sure it doesn’t feel imbalanced. 

If the washer continues to vibrate, consider inspecting the floor to ensure it’s stable. You may need to find creative ways to support the floor if you want to make your washing machine stop rattling.

Finally, keep your washing machine balanced by putting towels with towels, jeans with jeans, etc. An unbalanced appliance will prematurely wear out the suspension. Wash blankets or other large items alone or if they exceed the size of the washer don’t force it.

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We offer a variety of services when it comes to washing machine repair. Whether you’re having issues with rattling, vibration, or loud noises, our expert appliance repair technicians can troubleshoot and solve the problem. We work hard to provide our customers with the best appliance repair experience as possible. If you’ve given your home appliances TLC and they’re still malfunctioning, give iFiX a call today for all your appliance repair needs this spring.

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