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Knocking noise on spinning

The machine was doing a lightish load normally, but on the last spin it began to make a knocking noise - as of it was vibrating against something. I could feel vibration on the right panel.
On unloading it the drum appears to knock on the left, not too far from the input drawer - when the drum is moved backwards and forwards. It spins freely.
I suspect a spring has either failed or come loose. Is the machine safe to use before repair?

Patrick K Murphy.

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