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Loud noise when washer is spinning. Sounds like bad bearing. Its on LG wm0642h model front loader, direct drive, no belts. How do I repair?

Moved washer and found coffee ground type suet. Is this a bad roller, bearing? Is this an easy repair or do I call a service tech?

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If it's a split drum replace with new bearings

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    Thank you, I appreciate the feedback .

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