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Design of an old washing machine type:1100/16 , gearbox is OK but the rotating part inside the washing area is jammed , how can I disassemble this part to be able to fix it?

I have disassembled the washing pot from gearbox but the shaft of gearbox is attached or jammed to the rotating part inside the washing pot , can you help me? Thanks.

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    Farid Salmanian Dec 04, 2014

    The name of my washing machine is GALA made in Britain by British Domestic Appliances.



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Use a bit of wood and a hammer to persuade it
the bearing your on about perhaps you need to heat up to loosen it off
perhaps its rusted shut so use some penitating oil spray like wd40 or better stuff
i also use the cold approch

here is a product ive used before with good sucess
called 'crack it' its a super cooler spray

this one on ebay is a 250ml can should be enough to do the job for you spray then wait a few seconds and a sharp tap to the center spindle

Posted on Dec 04, 2014

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