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Loud ratteling sound when spinnining

I took back panel off to see if something lose or stuck it was clean. it spins freely. there is a sound when i turn belt that is coming from the shaft of the motor. does this mean motor might be on its way out or maybe just lose or something that needs maintaining?

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Hi, You could try it without the belt on and see if it is noise created by the motor, could be easy to repair if so. **shut off the breaker before trying to service it in any way please** Although there is no adjustment and these are "brushless motors" there may a loose mounting bolt, check closely for that. Worst case scenario the motor is available for around $150-$175 at most brick & mortar parts places or on-line vendors like repairclinis.com, apwagner.com etc. Let me know what you find out, cross your fingers and good luck. Macmarkus :)

Posted on May 09, 2010

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    Mark MacDonald May 10, 2010

    Hello again Steve,

    not sure how your diagnosis went but I realized I had mis-spelled one of the on-line parts depot's. It should have been repairCLINIC.com as oppossed to repairclinis.com. Sorry for any confusion I may have caused.

    Let me know how you made out or if you found the cause if you don't mind. Your symptoms are not that common to the "WFMC" Bosch so I'd like to find out what was happening if you can post your findings.

    Macmarkus :)

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald May 13, 2010

    Hello again,

    I was wondering how you had made out and what you found. Can you post an update or status report ?
    I just like to do a follow-up on where you'd left off with your question, did our suggestions here yield anything ?

    Please let me know when you have a moment.

    Thanks,

    macmarkus :)

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald May 22, 2010

    Going once...

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Jun 12, 2010

    Going twice...

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