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Electolux ewf1074 dropped drum

Drum has dropped and rubs while spinning making horrible noise and leaves plastic shavings in washing!!!

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: washing machine drum is very wobbly

* General tips
* Balance the load
* Level the machine
* Inspect the water pump for a blockage
* Inspect the coupling
* Inspect the transmission
* Adjust the drive belt tension
* Check the motor bearings
* Check the drum brakes

The above are possibly the general remedies for this problem.But possible if the problem still persists after this, possibly the drum bearings might have been damaged during the previous heavy vibrations.Please do post comments.Will be glad to help you out.Good luck.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Machine does not spin, it only makes a horrible racketing noise

Sound like you have a busted coupler .It is located between the motor and trany.Cheak inbetween .hope i helped.:)

Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Washing machine noisey when drum turning

Hi, Try these out:

  1. Balance the load
  2. Level the machine
  3. Inspect the water pump for a blockage
  4. Inspect the coupling
  5. Inspect the transmission
  6. Adjust the drive belt tension
  7. Check the motor bearings
  8. Check the drum brakes
please rate my suggestion...

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: makes a horrible noise when spinning out

Changing the belt should help.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: The washer drum is hitting in the spin cycle.

When you take off the back panel, check to see if both shock absorbers are intact. We were having some problems with our (ATF6000E) Frigidaire front-loader recently too. I noticed that one of the shock absorbers was broken, for about $25 I got a replacement (two of them, I couldn't find just one). It took about 15 minutes to replace. No problems. With mine, though, I think because the drum was moving around, it dislodged some wires which made it stop filling up with water after a few seconds. I did a test and it said E5E. I would check to replace your shock absorbers before doing any more laundry so your machine will still work and not have other problems like mine.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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