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Severe drum? shaking and display lights flicker during spin cycle

Gradually getting worse/louder during spin cycle ( on all programs) all lights on display buttons flicker whilst shaking during the spin cycle. i have some knowledge on the internal workings of washing machines any advice much apprieciated. the model is indesit wixl126

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Check the shock absorber

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Loose mounting points or broken pins. If not that then possibly drum shaft could be cracked.

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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We have W124, it allmost completed renewed inside. Thanks 3 years warranty and new service engineer, motor was changed and then all problems disappeared.

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maybe the drive belt is off/broken. Take the back off to check

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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I had trhe same problem and was going deaf!!! I know this is probably too late for your machine but it may be usefull to someone else with this model.

Originally thought the bearings had gone but had great trouble trying to source some through UK websites so decided to strip the machine. Did this by touch (no manual!) and eventually found that the bolts holding the bottom weight to the drum had all come loose (all 3!). Trying to access them to tighten was the biggest problem as the front of the machine is welded on.

Managed the above by removing the rubber door seal from the door only and tightening two of the bolts from inside the door. The third I managed to access from beneath the machine. All were tightened using 10mm socket on a bar with extension (curtain pole!) slid over the end.

During this process I had the machine on its side, removed the securing brackets, top weight + springs and wedged the drum from beneath and the side as much towards the rear of the machine as possible to aid access.

Good Luck!

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