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Bosch WFL 2060 makes loud noises when spinning. The drum seems to be very loose and it crashes to the sides of the hull when it spins. i can't find any means to fix it in its position? What can i do?

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  • klawd47 Jul 29, 2010

    Thank you for your reply!

    Sadly, I can afford neither parts nor a pro right now.

    It doesn't seem to be that much of a problem anyway (at least to me)

    It works all fine until the end when it spins really fast (I turned it down to 600 RPM it is I guess) everything else goes just fine.

  • Gene Spencer Apr 03, 2012

    Thanks for the information - but yes please send me a repair manual. My WFL 2050/60 is making noises I and I want to repair it myself. The email address is GHSpencer@gmail.com

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Based on what you`re describing you need a major ocerhaul...or at the very least a rear bearing and inner basket assembly.

This is a major job any way you slice it, however if you want to attempt or are capable of performing the repair I can send you a complete service manual via email.

That means you`ll need to reply to me here and post your email address and I`ll send it in a "pdf" attachment.

I would recommend an authorized B/S/H/ service provider though as it is quite involved, but that`s not my place to say if you feel you can do it.

The part`s are...

# 215113 - Inner Drum/Basket
# 236013 - Outer - rear tank/tub assy.

you could try to replace individual bearings and the seals, but believe me it won`t save you much because either way the inner drum is going to be shot, specifically the spindle, and by the time you try to repair all that you may a well have done the outer tub & basket routs.

Let me know how you make out. Like I said I can send you the info on "how to" but you`ll need to do the work or hire a pro.

Good luck.

macmarkus :)

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  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Jul 29, 2010

    Thanks for the reply.



    I totally understand and in fact back in the mid to late 90`s my wife nad I had an Asko 11505 front loader ( made in Sweden ) with the same problem and couldn`t afford the repair ( even with my employee discount it was over $600 ) I went the same route as you.



    Drop it down to half speed spin, lighten the load and it has been fine to this day...it`s almost 20yrs. old now, ha ha ! Some items need to be spun twice from time to time, but it works fine otherwise.



    Thanks for choosing FixYa and good luck going forward. If you ever decide to do the repair or need any other assistance I hope you`ll choose FixYa again.



    Regards,



    macmarkus :)

  • misham Jan 14, 2011

    We were told that we need new bearings as well on a six year old machine... and that we'd be better off buying a new machine since the labor would be so expensive. We're considering attempting the repair ourselves. Can you please send the service manual to misha.mytar@maine.edu.
    Thanks, Misha

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