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Knocking on Full Spin

Hi there,

My Hotpoint has started developing a loud knocking/banging when on full spin. The machine is leveled and has new bushes fitted a month ago.

The machine doesn't move or skip whenon full spin.. The knocking starts when the machine is on full spin.. but dies down to the same level of noise as before about half way through the exceleration, and then starts again.

I have tried running the machine without clothes in and it doesn't bang at all..

please help

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Re: Knocking on Full Spin

Apart from a bearing prob it is worth ensuring stabiliser blocks top and bottom sare tight and are not loose this too can give the same sympton as a faulty bearing or broken spider

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Re: Knocking on Full Spin

This is your that are gone these are at the back of your drum on the inside if these are gone then these will need replacing by a professional its a complete strip down aswell as stripping inner and outer drum apart from each other but this is a costly job £125+sometimes more economical to replace the washer only £100 more to get a new washer and have 12months warranty this way also if you have it done you will lose your washer for about 3days. to make sure they have gone take the lid off and look down to the middle of the drum at the back there should be some rusty water marks going down the drum also you can place your fingers to the inside of the washer while having your palm on the front of the washer if it lifts its the bearings from what you say though it will be the bearings m8

Posted on Nov 04, 2007

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