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Hotpoint Aquarius WF 430

Hi I have a problem with our washing machine.. It washs fine until it changes to spin.. And then it sounds as though a bearing of some sort has gone... Really loud and sounds as though it is about to explode... resulting in the machine coming to a halt with the rinse/hold and stop/start buttons flashing....Any ideas??


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Best way to check if the main drum bearings have gone is to;

  1. Remove back panel of washer
  2. Remove drive belt.
  3. Spin drum by hand from the inside of the drum, if it feels rough, or is noisy and rumbling, then the main bearings have gone.
If there is no apparent noise, then you will have to investigate further.
If I can help further, pleas let me know.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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Help to change bearings


Here are a series of free videos to help you with your bearing problems and how to fix them
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This first video shows you how to diagnose the problem


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The next Hotpoint video is on how to take the drum out


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the last one will show you how to change the spider or drum support as they are known


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