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Very noisy drum

How do I replace the bearings on this machine

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  • gixxer16 Apr 26, 2008

    our indesit front loading machine makes bad knocking sound when spinning...can anyone help please

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To replace the bearings, you need to replace the whole backside of the outertub. Pretty difficult!

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