washer walking across floor,from being off balance

ApplianceMaytag Washer

ModelMAV208DAWW

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Kenneth From Griffith, IN

Feb 02, 2011

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1- unplug unit 2-disconnect water hoses 3-put unit in open area so you can work on it. 4-open top cover with screw driver 5-take off front cover with appropriate socket 6-lay unit on it back to get access to the drive belt (take off).and take off water hose with plyers.7-with vise grips take off the six springs.8-take tub assy out,and lay it on the floor upside down.9-loosen the screws to take out the old snubber ring, Note ( when lossening screws,keep your finger on the bottom of the screw ,so you can feel how far to back the screws out,just enough to have access to the snubber ring,to take out,and install new one.)REMEMBER NOT TO TAKE SCREWS OUT COMPLETELY.THE UNIT IS UNDER SPRING TENSION.10-put washer back together in reverse order,and problem solved!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Snubber Ring

Part Number: PS1792928

$4.75
In Stock