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Old 01-20-2022, 03:41 PM   #1
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Washer/dryer shake in 5th wheel

Any tips on lessening the shakes caused by the washing machine when it goes into spin mode? Have installed 7/8Ē rubber pads under the washer feet, however that didnít seem to help much. A level says it is level.
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Old 01-20-2022, 05:08 PM   #2
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Mine shakes too. I reduce the spin from 1200 to 600. That helps but does not eliminate.
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Old 01-20-2022, 06:20 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info.
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Old 01-20-2022, 06:58 PM   #4
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Where is the washer located?

If it is up in the front a tripod under the pin will help.

A set of jack stabilizers will also help, JT Strongarms is one brand, there are others.

One of these under frame stabilizers might also help. https://www.campingworld.com/univers...B&gclsrc=aw.ds
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Old 01-20-2022, 07:55 PM   #5
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Thanks, it is upfront and I do have a tripod there however I do not have the tripod very tight as I have a Trailair kingpin setup that uses an airbag. Iíll try to firm that up, if the airbag will let me.
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Old 01-21-2022, 09:29 PM   #6
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Any tips on lessening the shakes caused by the washing machine when it goes into spin mode? Have installed 7/8Ē rubber pads under the washer feet, however that didnít seem to help much. A level says it is level.
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Hi I also have the same in our rig also. But hey it is what it is. Example. 45 years ago lived 2 blocks from the train tracks, and couldnít hear yourself think. But after a few months got used to it! So as far as the shaking now of the spin cycle I kindly ignore it and now donít pay attention. Rather use my W/D unit than wash my clothes at a laundry mat. So itís a give or take situation. Just my 2 cents. A little shakin is worth sitting in a sticks and bricks. 🤙
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Old 01-21-2022, 09:48 PM   #7
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Shove pool noodles into the space on each side of the washer. It helps!
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Old 01-22-2022, 11:35 AM   #8
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The shaking is better than sitting somewhere else for sure.

Will try the pool noodles, was thinking of getting a heavy rubber mat like they use in horse trailers to put under the washer.

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Old 01-22-2022, 01:10 PM   #9
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We have the LG 24" "studio style" washing machine which is auto balancing. If the load is off, the machine will slow and allow the load to redistribute. It will do this several times in an attempt to balance & if it can't it will then go into an error and stop. But, we've only had to do this once in 6 years.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/LG-Elect...8HW/207024938?
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Interesting. Will look into this when we need to replace ours. Thanks
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