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Zanussi zwf1432s washing machine. Barrel not turning.

There seems to be something obstructing the barrel from turning.
The bearings are fine and motor is working.
Does anyone have an idea how to clear the obstruction??

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    sounds like stones in the drum when you turn it



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Take off the sump on the bottom of the drum mybee a hair clip or some thing inside

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