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Clicking noise when operating.

I noticed a distinct clicking sound as the drum rolls around, and noticed that the seam at the back and on the edge of the drum has loosened and is visibly shifting as it turns, hence producing that clicking sound. Is there something that came loose, or what mechanism is supposed to secure the seam.

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You need to replace the drum assy, Sounds like your drum has cracked.

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