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Took my Hotpoint VTD60 apart - cleaned out enough fluff from inside machine to stuff a horse... the Drum is now turning again - HOWEVER ... Could you explain how the Drum is meant to be secured at the back?. It looks like a very short spindle is meant to sit in a hole in the back panel. I think a silver washer that fell out sits over this short spindle/ Problem is that the spindle keeps falling out and the drum ribs against the panels

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You need a rear drum bearing kit. Go to any online parts source such as partsselect.com and do a search using your model # to see exact part and a reasonable price you look to spend on the part. I hope this helps you.

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