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Making loud rattling noise

We just bought a new place and the previous owners have left the washing machine behind. We turned it on the other day and it seems it makes a loud rattling (...actually more like a knocking) noise inside. Any ideas what this is? Any key things I should check first otherwise we'll just buy a new one.

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Re: Making loud rattling noise

Yeah the problem is is the bearings have gone you can check this by placing the palm of your hand on the front of the washer and place your fingers into the inner drum and try and lift the inner drum upwards if it moves then the bearings are gone and this is an exspensive job you have to take the complete drum out split it cheaper to replace m8 let me know if this helps if not ill help you more into it

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