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Since you say that before it was silent and these days you see loud noise while spinning I would first recomend to see the correct balance of the cloth you put in. Normal these mean unbalance load of clothes. Try to balance it with heavy clothes opposite each other. The fabric that hold more water tend to be heavier during the spin cycle. Also try not to overload the machine by washing clothes just half to 3 quarters full
Also Either you put something like a screw or a nail in with the washing, which will travel through the drum holes and scrape on the fixed drum. Check in case anything is left in a hole.
Or the bearing which the drum rotates on is shot. If you lift the front edge of the drum up and down by hand you may find excessive play due to bearing wear (a small amount of movement is normal), or rotate it by hand to confirm the noise.
Bearing replacement is acually quite easy for an average DIY person. You can get the bearing and water seal from either the maker or a good w/m spares shop (yellow pages). The tools needed are crosspoint screwdriver, and a socket set.
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Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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