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Leveling Spring

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PartSelect Number PS394983
Manufacturer Part Number 8316845
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Leveling Spring Specifications

This spring is used on the leveling components in a washer. Please note, this spring may differ in appearance, but functions the same as original.
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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Shakes and moves | Noisy
This part works with the following products:
Washer, Washer Dryer Combo.
This part works with the following products:
Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper.
Part# 8316845 replaces these:
AP3120822, 831611, 62597, 8316845, W10795103
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Replacing your Whirlpool Washer Leveling Spring

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Customer Repair Stories
 Average Repair Rating: 3.1 / 5.0, 9 reviews. What's this?
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    Machine rocking about like crazy on spin
    Took some online research to figure out how to get the cabinet off. Once inside I fitted the wear pads which were a breeze to remove using a knife blade to pry them up and removing them using the screwdriver. The springs were replaced one by one using strong fingers. The machine went through the spin cycle without any rocking or self-destruct noises.
    • john from middle river, MD
    • Difficulty Level:
      A Bit Difficult
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    131 of 147 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Acting like it was unbalanced
    I thought I would find broken springs but everything looked good. Comments and video very helpful.I figured springs must be stretched or worn out ,so for the money I figured worth a try. Insallation went well, washingmachine runs like a new machine. Much better than spending money on a new one. Thanks
    • Michael from Glenburn, ME
    • Difficulty Level:
      Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench set
    79 of 84 people found this instruction helpful.
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    washer moving 3 ft during the spin cycle sounding like elephants running through the house
    Removed back panel to remove tub from shell. Unscrewed the brackets holding the springs. Used screw driver to pop out pads with hammer onto screw driver. Cleaned out tub and put grease on springs where they attach to bracket. Replaced panel and ran machine to find a leak. Took machine apart again to find the knocking of the tub against the back panel caused a whole in the plastic tub. Silicon and mechanical tape. Washer works fine for now.
    • Annie from Haines, OR
    • Difficulty Level:
      A Bit Difficult
    • Total Repair Time:
      More than 2 hours
    • Tools:
      Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
    • Parts Used:
      8316845, WP63907, 3949247V, 285744
    23 of 31 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Out of balance on spin cycle
    Followed the videos on the website. But had to order parts twice because it wasn't the springs it was the plastic bushings the tub sits on that caused the wobble. No big deal though. All told it was still far less expansive than a new machine.
    • Tom from LATROBE, PA
    • Difficulty Level:
      A Bit Difficult
    • Total Repair Time:
      1- 2 hours
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
    • Parts Used:
      WPW10250667, WP63907, 8316845
    6 of 6 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Washer tub goes out of balance in spin cycle.
    Found leveling spring loose on bottom of washer, the sheet metal on bottom of cabinet ad rusted through. Drilled new hole in sheet metal and installed new leveling spring. Greased hole with blue marine grease so it will last another 40 years.
    • Dale from DOTHAN, AL
    • Difficulty Level:
      Really Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      15 - 30 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers
    • Parts Used:
      8316845
    2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful.
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    Water was leaking out to floor after each load
    Replaced the springs after watching the video's from this site and problem has been solved.
    • James from MILWAUKEE, WI
    • Difficulty Level:
      Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
    • Parts Used:
      WPW10250667, WP63907, 8316845
    1 person found this instruction helpful.
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    tub tilted forward. Some fill water would miss the tub
    Removed cabinet found tub spring had worn thru rear frame, spring was also almost worn thru. Checked suspension springs very very worn at mounting points.
    Ordered needed parts. All in Stock. First bracket came the next day took 5 days to get the rest 1 part at a time.
    Forgot to order suspension spring clips, order them next day shipping came the next day .
    Just because parts are in stock doesn't mean you will receive in a timely fashion if you need parts better order next day freight.
    Videos, parts diagrams and instruction are great, regular freight is not good
    • Craig from HOLDREGE, NE
    • Difficulty Level:
      Very Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
    1 person found this instruction helpful.
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    Weak and broken springs on washing machine
    Looked at the repair instructions on your web site and it made the repairs simple and easy.
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    not to bad if you watch the videos
    not to bad if you watch the videos
    • ERIC from GOODLETTSVLLE, TN
    • Difficulty Level:
      Easy
    • Total Repair Time:
      30 - 60 mins
    • Tools:
      Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
    • Parts Used:
      WPW10250667, WP63907, 8316845
    1 person found this instruction helpful.
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          Model Cross Reference
          This part works with the following models:
          PartSelect Number: PS394983
          Manufacturer Part Number: 8316845
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