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Thread: Washer badly out of balance at START of spin, once most water out balances out fine

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    Washer badly out of balance at START of spin, once most water out balances out fine

    Model Number: NTW4610YQ0
    Brand: Amana
    Age: 1-5 years

    My wash machine work pretty well however most of the time but not always when it starts the spin cycle it will go way out of balance and bang really load and move around but after 5-15 seconds it will go in balance and the rest of that spin cycle is fine. It seems it has to get most of the water out first to get back in balance. I have found part number W10348658 Tub Centering Springs for this model of washer (NTW4610YQ0) however my washer does not seem to have these at all and there are no signs of it ever having them (signs like a broken spring or whatever). My question is they come in a pack of 2 springs, do I need to install 2 or 4 of these and if only 2 on which corners of the machine do they go? If they only go on the right or left side of the machine please say XXXXX side when looking at the front of the washer. Any assistance is greatly appreciated. Thank you,

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    I replaced the tub suspension rods and installed two tub centering springs (right hand side of tub when looking at the washer from the front). This fixed the issue and washer now working like new. Got the parts from Parts Dt.

    Suspension Rod Kit
    Part #PD00023290 | Mfg #W10780048

    Tub Centering Spring
    Part #PD00006018 | Mfg #W10400895

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