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Spin cycle noise. no longer sounds smooth

During the spin cycle the machine has gotten louder and sounds like the bearings are wearing out? even when you spin the tub with no clothes in it when off it sounds like that. the overall sound of the machine is alot louder. are there rollers/bearings in there that can be changed by the owner. where can you buy the parts and how easy is it to do .

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The rear half of the outer wash drum (which contains the rear bearing and tub shaft seal) needs to be replaced. On a 1 - 10 scale, this rates a difficulty rating of about an 8. An experienced appliance tech can do it in about 2 hours, and hit you up for about $500. I do not suggest this as a do it yourself repair. Did you know that the new LG machines use a balance ring to make them much smoother running? (Hint: It may be wiser to replace the machine.)
You can find a service provider, to do the repair or just get parts here:
http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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