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Drum is sparking when spinning the clothes

When the machine goes into spin there is a banging noise and you can see sparks around the drum

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  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    Sparks could indicate the motor is failing or the drive.



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Sounds to me as though the main drum bearings have gone and the drum is catching the internal parts.
I f the drum is turned by hand and it feels rough or is noisy, then it is the main bearings.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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