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Hotpoint Washing Machine WMA64 - Very noisy when working. Is this the bearing?

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It appears your bearing ot transmission assembly has failed in this instance.

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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
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My hotpoint washing machine wma64 will not spin


Dear Blaze,


Here is a link for a service manual Hotpoint WMA64 Installation And User Instructions Manual


The drum motor, its brushes, the belt, or idler arm roller, and the drum roller bearings can all be suspect. Here is a link that supports the statement Hotpoint Ultima Extra Wma64 Drum Not Turning E32 Fault Code Hotpoint...


Here is some conversation not relevant to your statement but maybe associated later on Faulty Hotpoint WMA64 DIYnot com DIY and Home Improvement .



I suggest when it is repaired to do a service wash to clear the drum of buildup.



Fare. Well.

Dec 28, 2014 | Hotpoint Washing Machines

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I got an hotpoint wma64 front loading washing machine and my water intake has stopped working i am filling the machine with a hosepipe what can i do to fix the problem?


water goes through softner and powder draw hole gets gunged up stopping water supply take drawer out and clean then clean inside where draw fits black gunge blocks small hole where water comes through should do the trick

May 15, 2010 | Hotpoint WMA64 Front Load Washer

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My hotpoint WNA64 has been making loads of noise during the spin cycle now the belt has snapped are the two conected?U


I say so think its drum bearing failure common on this machine is the drum noisy on its own try a hand turn and see could also be a sock stuck in it if not free....Please leave feeddback

Apr 08, 2010 | Hotpoint WMA64 Front Load Washer

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Hotpoint washing machine barrel not turning all other functions OK. Motor, belt drive and bushes look ok new curcuit board replaced any Ideas? Model wma64


could be motor not rotating under pressure. When you say brushes have you removed them from motor to check them, also check they slide in and out thier holders ok, as they may be sticking

Feb 11, 2010 | Hotpoint WMA64 Front Load Washer

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Very noisy on spin


hello there.....the noise you hear is most likley due to failed drum bearings or something trapped in the drum....test as follows....isolate machine....open the door...test the drum for up and down lift...there should be no movement at all....if all is well here...remove the lid and remove drive belt....spin the drum by hand and listen for any bearing noise (rumble). or metallic sound of something trapped in drum..if all is well here refit the lid temp...Then select spin and start machine...if motor is noisy then the problem is with the motor bearings

regards Sir Galahad

Sep 21, 2009 | Hotpoint WMA64 Front Load Washer

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WHERE IS THE FILTER


this sounds more like grease marks rather than sludgy marks,i bet you the bearrings have worn out,check this out by opening the door and the silver drum inside will have a knocking noise as you lift it up and down,when bearrings have worn out this causes a sludgy diposite,rgds,paul

Jul 07, 2009 | Hotpoint WMA64 Front Load Washer

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Noisy spin on hotpoint aquarius WF530 6kg washing machine. Suspect bearing how do I replace them.


If you spin the drum by hand, and it is niosy and rumbling then the main drum bearings have failed.
If under 5 years old, then you should be able to get it repaired under Hotpoint 5 year guarantee, You just pay for labour and call out, cheapest option, it is not really a D.I.Y job, as it is quite involved, and entails a lot of work.
Please rate my advice.
Thanks.

May 27, 2009 | Hotpoint Aquarius WF000 Front Load Washer

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Will not spin.


could be a couple of causes.First take off panel at back of machine and check that belt is in place.
Has it been noisy on spin lately?

Jan 29, 2009 | Hotpoint WMA64 Front Load Washer

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