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Drum won't spin freely

At the start of the last rince cycle the washer started to make a grinding sound. Turned off the washer, tried it again and same sound. Emptied the sopping clothes, with the power off and nothing in it will not spin freely. The sound that it is making is similar to when you were a kid and had a baseball card in your spokes. This sound is what appears to come from the rear of the drum at about 10:00 and about 6 inches of a revolution. Thinking of going in...

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  • Sorbo Feb 04, 2008

    Ran the flat of my hand over the hole and there is nothing sticking through. Going to have a look see inside. Our previous problem was the load sensor.

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Are you sure that there is nothing sticking through the holes in the drum like a nail etc or a screw from trouser pockets, it could be that the heating element has come loose and is scraping against the drum or that the bearings have gone.

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