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Water pipes vibrate
September 21st, 2011
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Joseph Perez
Having an appliance that is not working properly can be a hassle. I suggest you add to the thread of this question and include the full model number of your appliance along with some more details about what is wrong with your appliance so that the expert can provide you with a more detailed answer. I am adding a link below in where you can enter your appliance model number and the owners manual will pop up in where you can find some good troubleshooting tips. I hope this helps.
By Joseph Perez
September 21st, 2011
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Why does my washer vibrate?
May 2nd, 2008
Manage My Life
Without the complete model number I will not be able to give you specific answers but I can give you a few suggestions.

On most 417 front loading washers you should be able to press the stop pad twice in order to cancel the cycle & open the door to re-balance the load.

While the washer is in spin you can place a glass of water on the floor 6-8 inches from the front of the unit, if the floor is weak the water in the glass will splash out.

If the washer is on a pedestal the connecting bolts may need to be tightened. You will need to make sure the leveling legs are properly adjusted & the jam nuts tightened, that information is in the owners manual.

Some 417 front load washer models have new shock kits for vibration issues.

Please resubmit with the complete model & serial number if further assistance is needed.
By Manage My Life
May 6th, 2008
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April 26th, 2007
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Compressors are not silent when operating. They should run with a monotonous drone. Knocking sounds coming from the compressor are cause for concern. A hum with no background compressor noise may indicate that the compressor is inoperative. No noise at all also indicates that the compressor isn't working.

Scroll-type compressors have a different sound than reciprocating compressors. They have a higher pitched whine. It takes some experience to determine what is typical compressor noise. Some compressors are noisy when new and will break in over time.

Some vibration is common with any compressor. Compressors are mounted on rubber feet to isolate this vibration. Excessive vibration, often accompanied by unusual noise, is a sign of severe problems with the system.

Compressor noise and/or vibration may be the result of -

bad valves, pistons or bearings

a poorly secured compressor (e.g., a broken compressor mount)

slugging (trying to pump liquid Freon or oil)

Unusual noises often indicate imminent failure of the compressor. Excess vibration leads to joint failure in the Freon line connections. This will allow Freon loss which leads to compressor burnout. Internal damage may also be done to the compressor.

Compressor noise can be heard best if you are close to the compressor. Make sure you don't confuse the sound of the outdoor coil fan with compressor noise.

Some people remove the outdoor cover and press the tip of a screwdriver against the shell of the compressor and the base of the screwdriver against the ear drum. This will transmit sounds to your ear without background noise from the fan, allowing a more accurate assessment.

The word Scroll in the data plate will tell you that this is a scroll-type compressor. Make sure you don't misdiagnose the noise that is typical of a scroll compressor as an unusual noise .

Compressors that are slugging may be noisy intermittently. Slugging is the introduction of liquid to the intake side of the compressor. Compressors are not intended to work on liquids. They expect to see a gas. The liquid may be oil or liquid Freon. In either case, slugging is very hard on a compressor.

When the compressor is running, look for evidence of vibration. This can sometimes be seen through the condenser cover or through the coil. Intermittent vibration or vibration which is readily visible may indicate problems. Look at the rubber mounts to make sure they are secure. Don't worry about vibration on startup or shutdown. This is typical. However, a broken mount will show up clearly at startup and shutdown. Where noise levels or vibrations are unusual, recommend further investigation.
By Manage My Life
April 26th, 2007
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Why does my line trimmer vibrate?
June 30th, 2008
Lyle W
Several different problems could cause excessive vibration in a gas line trimmer. Here are some things to check:

Make sure that the line is properly installed and not jammed up. Loose, jammed or improperly installed line can cause vibrations.

Many models have coupler in the shaft. If this coupler is loose or improperly attached, it can also cause vibrations during use.

Make sure that you are using the proper gas/oil mixture in your gas tank. An improper mixture can cause the engine to run rough and vibrate.

If these general tips do not help, resubmit your question with the exact model number of your trimmer for more help with this problem.
By Lyle W
July 3rd, 2008
DANNY SUNG
November 24th, 2010
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I can understand how frustrating this can be for you. I attached a link below to manage my life where another expert answered a similar question that can be helpful to you. Hope it helps!
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November 24th, 2010
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why does my riding mower vibrate
January 18th, 2011
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January 18th, 2011
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January 27th, 2012
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afritz afritz
I understand how it can be of some concern because your air compressor is vibrating. While you are waiting for an expert to respond, I have attached some helpful links below that may provide information to assist you with your question. Have a great day!
By afritz afritz
January 27th, 2012
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April 26th, 2007
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The rotating parts of oil burners can go out of balance as parts (motor and fan bearings, pump bearings) wear or get dirty. This can also be a coupling alignment problem.

Thumping and rumbling at the burner may be a nozzle problem. Service people often replace the nozzle to cure the problem. Noisy operation may result from air in the inlet line.

There is no short-term implication of noisy burners, other than annoyance. However, vibration will accelerate the deterioration of the burner components.

Run the burner and note the noise. Oil burners should produce a steady drone. It is often possible to hear the oil burner noise throughout the entire house. Any uneven or high-pitched noises coming from the burner should be noted. Place the back of your right hand on the top of the

ignition transformer

. This is typically a black box roughly 5 inches by 4 inches by 4 inches tall, usually at the top of the burner. It converts house current at 120 volts to very high voltage, so a spark can be generated at the electrode. Using the back of your hand may save your life if there is an electrical problem causing the transformer casing to be energized. The burner unit should have a slight, steady vibration while running. Dramatic vibration is a cause for concern.
By Manage My Life
April 26th, 2007
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February 26th, 2010
bikerbigpapa bikerbigpapa
Generally an issue that happens at a certain speed has to do with tires or the balance of the tires/wheels. The actual engine speed varies between 700RPM (revolutions per minute) and 2000RPM. This happens multiple times as the vehicle accelerates to 55 mph as the transmission shifts gears to reach speed. When your Jeep is at 55 your in top gear and won't shift anymore. Seeing as the vibration comes at 55 then goes away as you accelerate to 80 and comes back I would be looking at a tire issue or a wheel that through a weight. Look at the wheels and see if there might look like a place where there was a weight tha got thrown off.

Did this problem start when you had the engine replaced or did it develop After the engine was replaced??? The repair facility might have had the wheels off the vehicle and rotated the tires as a courtesy and the vibration got moved from the back of our Jeep to the front where it would be more noticeable.

I hope this helps and write back if there is more info you need. Thanks, Mike
By bikerbigpapa bikerbigpapa
March 1st, 2010
clara hammerschmidt
December 5th, 2009
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There are quite a few things to consider when trying to solve a front load washer vibration issue. I have included a check list below that comes included with a kit that can sometimes help with vibration. Vibration in front load washers is an issue that can easily turn into problems for even well trained service personnel.

It is not unusual for a front load washer to vibrate when it ramps up and down from the high speed spin. This vibration can be worse if the unit is not level with all 4 feet on stable flooring. Here are some things to check that may help:

Check to see if the unit is level front to back and side to side. If not, it will need to be leveled.

Push down on opposing corners of the washer to see if it rocks. If it does, then the leveling legs will need to be adjusted to prevent this rocking. All four feet must be firmly on the floor to prevent excessive vibration.

Unstable flooring under the washer can cause vibration. To determine whether the flooring is causing the vibration, place a glass of water on the floor in front of the washer when it goes into the high speed spin with a normal load of laundry. If the water in the glass shows ripples during the high speed spin, then the flooring under the washer is contributing to the washer vibration. In extreme circumstances, the washer may need to be placed on top of a 3/4" sheet of plywood that is firmly fastened to flooring joists to eliminate or minimize this type of vibration being caused by unstable flooring.

If the washer is just vibrating during the ramp up or ramp down of the high speed spin, it could be normal depending on the flooring under the washer.

For more specific help with this problem, resubmit your question with additional details and the full model number of your washer.

If you would like to purchase the kit the images below come with, click on the following link.

Sears Parts Direct
By Manage My Life
December 7th, 2009