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Spin cycle trouble

When the maching is on the spinning cycle, (it spins at 1400 rpm) it sometimes makes a sound like a hose has come off somewhere in the maching, its a bit hard to describe, sort of sounds like a bit like an air hose, like something has come undone, and then the machine still spins but also makes a clicking sound until I turn it off, and the words - Wash Motor Fault - come up in the display panel, it does not happen every time I do a load, it happened approx 2 weeks ago and I turned everything off as I was finished then have been using it since then, everything seems to be ok but I noticed this morning that when the maching is in the washing cycle it seemed to be making a sort of scraping sound, the maching has just finished a complete cycle and nothing happened again....only the scraping sound when washing. Has anyone out there got access to an Asko W640 workshop manual anywhere that may be able to help me. Apart from this problem it has been a great maching. I would be very grateful if someone couldl help. Thankyou Stells

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Possibly a segment has raised on the motor armature or a faulty motor brush. pop off the belt and put it into a spin cycle to see if you still hear the noise- if so the fault is with the motor as the drum will be still. any scraping sounds in the drum may be a lost bra wire.

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