Question about Zanussi FJS1225W Front Load Washer

Replace drum bearing

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How do you replace main drum bearing on a zanussi zwd1470 washing machine

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  • Anonymous drum not turning

    Mar 31, 2014

  • Anonymous i recently got my washing machine repaired. the bearings and bracket plus the drum were changed. but i have my doubts as to if the drum was changed at all. it looks like my old one.

    Mar 27, 2014

  • Anonymous The bearings of the drum are badly worn on a zanussi 400

    Mar 17, 2014

  • Anonymous Bearing needs replacing

    Mar 15, 2014

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Answer # 1

To complete this repair correctly and to prevent problem re occuring within months you must change the inner drum spider at the same time as the bearing kit, otherwise you are wasting your time, to complete the repair if you have not done one before will take you aprox 1 to 3 hours depending on space available and practicle ability, here goes, remove lid and outer case from machine to do this remove bolts on lower back and two side bolts (under small white covers) remove bolts along top edges both sides on top of macnine, remove cabinet, remove motor, remove hoses, remove heater and thermostat wires, noting location for refitting, remove suspension leg pins and lift outer drum assembly complete fron lower frame, split two halves of outer drum by removing bolts around centre seem, split drum in two, remove drum pully, refit pully bolt and drift inner drum out having put nut back on drum spider thread to avoid flaring shaft, using hammer knock shaft through bearings, then using a chisel or similer object knock out bearings and seal, reverse process refitting new bearins and spider, make sure to replace centre outer drum seal, as these are prone tro leaking I suggest you also seal with a layer of clear silicon, and problems contact me again, not really a job for a novice. Good Luck you will need it. Regards Advisor

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  • Terry Platt

    Terry Platt Sounds good advice, but on my Zanussi ZWF12070W1 I cannot see anyway of spitting drum, can I change the bearings some other way. ta

    Nov 04, 2013

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Answer # 2

Can you not see any torex screws in the middle of the drum there is about 12 to 15 screws

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