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Metalic noise when drum rotates

I hear a metalic screaching noise when drum of my top load CANDY CT 745 T rotates. I suppose there is something metalic between drum and its case. How can I reach there?

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Something has got in the tub or the bearing is going bad.
If something metalic has gone through a hole or over the top rim, you want to get it out immediately because further use will cut a hole in the tub or damage the drum.
If it's the bearing, it would likely have started soft & gotten louder with time. Is there any play in the drum if you try & move it side to side?

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