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My hotpoint aquarius extra WMA36 is making a terrible banging noise whilst on final spin. When i open the door to take out the washing there was a smokey mist coming from inside the drum. Are the bearings shot? The drum does seem to turn ok by hand....

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AS A TECHNICIAN, MOST OF THAT KIND OF TROUBLE I ALWAYS SEEN THE TIMER CONTROLLER IS ALWAYS DEFFECTIVE. YOU NEED A TECHNICIAN TO LET IT SEE AND REPLACE THE NEW ONE. IF YOU DON'T, IT MIGHT BE THE START OF FIRE.KIM

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Hotpoint had a problem with the early bearings on these, so it would probably be the fault. or you may want to check the security of the concrete weights, one at the top and 1 at the rear of the tub.

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Sounds loike the main drum bearings have failed.
Spin the drum by hand from the front, and if it feels rough, or is rumbling or grating, then the main bearigs have failed.
Quite an expensive repair, unless it is covered by the Hotpoint 5 year parts guarantee, check with Hotpoint.

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