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HOTPOINT AQUARIUS WMF740

My hotpoint aquarius has just made a clunking noise and now the drum isnt turning ?

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Aquarius 1100 - Grinding Noise From Drum

This sounds like the min bearings have gone, open the door and see if there is any play up and down on the drum. if so its the bearing if not it could be something that has fallen from a pocket and got stuck between the metal clothes drum and the oute drum casing. a take apart job i am afraid for both issues.

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SOURCE: hotpoint aquarius drum makes a noise and is stiff at one point

You take the top off. A couple of screws on the back of the unit, then the top slides off backwards

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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Possibly the bearings have gone but check the nut on the pulley wheel has not come loose first.

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SOURCE: Hotpoint aquarius WMF740 (1 year old) - noisey spin

its the drum bearings there worn out try opening the door and lifting the top of the drum with your fingers if there is any life and the drum drops back when you let it go its them bearings,, then spin the drum by hand is should grumble or growl,,,if it dont do any of this, it could be the "spider" broken off, its an ally part that holds the drum bearings and the drum up,

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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