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Noisey Drum Recently my machine has become increasingly noisy when on the spin cycle. Inspection from rear access panel cannot locate any obstruction, nor does a visual inspection of front seal. Does anyone have any thoughts before I disassemble the drum?

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  • mspanther0 Mar 05, 2009

    I am having the same problem and I also supect the bearings. It has gotten so loud it can be heard throughout the house and sounds horrible.

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Hi my name is joyce

I can tell you I just had the same problem with my machine and it is 4 years old, it is very noisy on the spin cycle and the technician said that it was the barrons in the drum. if you need me to help you find a technichian to come help you fix problem let me know I will look for someone in your area. if you have a service warranty please call them.

let me know if this is the problem when they come out to check your machine.

thanks,


joyce

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