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Loud noise coming from machine

I have a Smeg WDI 12C washer/dryer and it's starting to make a lot of expensive sounding noises.

it can be fine for periods and then the noises start again. I initially thought it was the teeth on the motor that had worn as generally it wont spin when these noises happen. I've only had it 18 months so should the motor be packing in as soon as this?

If it is the motor what sort of price would it cost for a new part?


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  • JPCLARK Dec 19, 2007

    I'll have a look at that, thanks.


  • JPCLARK Dec 20, 2007

    I had another look at it last night and after a short while it was making the same loud noises again. This time the machine shut down and in the display is showed Sr OP, i dont know it this is some sort of error fault or not.


  • carlos1234 Jan 09, 2008

    i have a smeg wdi 12c washer dryer and it displays all manor of errors and does not drain or spin, it just sits still with a loud noise. this only happens sometimes can you help?



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I would say its the bearings in the drum rather then the motor,that would be expensive over $200?

Posted on Dec 19, 2007

  • eamonn close Dec 19, 2007

    watch out for something that might have got caught in the drum,causing noise

  • eamonn close Dec 20, 2007

    I like to able to hear the noise's,I would check the brushs in the motor,but its only 18 months ,they should not be wore.



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