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I have just fitted new carbon brushes to my hoover HPE236 and there is now a loud screetching noise coming from my machine when the drum is turning.Can you help please

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Providing there is not a lot of arcing on the brushes the noise will subside when the brushes have bedded in properley. takes about a week.

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A video shows Phrophore changing carbon bushes on a hoover washing machine. Please could he let me know were he got them from as I require a pair. Thankyou for your help in this matter.


Hello, D_curry751 -

It will help in directing to the best source for you for purchasing carbon brushes for your Hoover washing machine, if you indicate the country where you reside. You can add that information in the Comment box.

Note: Questions come into Fixya.com from all over the world and it can be hard to guess what the best resource for the right information.

Without knowing the country of your residence, I did find Hoover washing machine carbon brushes sold online (USA web sites):

eBay:
https://www.ebay.com/b/Hoover-Washer-Dryer-Carbon-Brushes/99697/bn_5864242

Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Washing-Machine-Brushes-09036062/dp/B00EO4QZAW

These are United Kingdom websites selling Hoover washing machine carbon brushes:

eBay, United Kingdom:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/Hoover-Washing-Machine-Dryer-Carbon-Brushes/99697/bn_3272613

BuySpares, United Kingdom:
https://www.buyspares.co.uk/washing-machine/hoover/carbon-brush/catalogue.pl?path=495970:496360,45786:495976&refine=carbon+brush

PartMaster, United Kingdom:
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If this is the case the motor would work too hard and draw too much current and consequently would cut out for a time and then reset.

Removing the drivebelt and turning the drum by hand would show if this is probable.

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Hi,
This is difficult to work out as there are so many different symptoms. Here are my thoughts -

Dust from carbon rushes is black. Grey dust usually comes from a loose concrete weight. Loose tub weights are rare on this model but they cause a loud knocking noise which is often worse when the washing machine is revving up to spin and dying down from a spin (suspension problems are also often worse at this stage too). It's not normally a metallic sound though.

If the noise is coming from the motor banging against the sides of the machine then it will make the machine move when it happens. The whole machine may jump or move to one side. The motor often thumps the side of the washing machine on Hotpoint washers where the motor is fitted at the top of the tub and over to the right hand side. This is a daft place to fit a motor and only Hotpoint / Credo did it. I think they've eventually stopped now though.

It is normal to be able to push the drum to the side so that the motor hits the casing. If the suspension has gone, the tub should be twisted and leaning to one side more than the other or it just could be very loose. It's difficult to check suspension if you don't know how it should feel.

If the noise is coming from the inner drum hitting the heating element or throwing an object like a £1 coin (trapped between the inner drum and the outer tub) around, then the washing machine will be stable but the noise would still be a horrible metallic knocking. This is one because I suspect.

If the carbon brush is charred (as in these Hotpoint & Credo carbon brush pictures) then it's definitely faulty and needs replacing. This could cause the machine to bang about violently on spin but it normally wouldn't.

As for the clothes being covered in black marks. (Washing (laundry) is still dirty or has marks on it (marks on clothes) ). This sounds potentially ominous as it could be that the inner drum is catching on the inside of the outer tub which is often covered in gunge. As clothes are pushed through the holes in the drum on spin, this could cause them to scrape on the inner tub and pick up greasy marks. Check for play in the drum by lifting it up and down from the front. It should only lift up a mm or so. Then turn the drum so that one of the drum paddles is at the bottom. Pull the drum toward you at the point of the drum paddle. It shouldn't have any play in it. Turn the drum round and test the other two as well. If the drum spider and shaft has a crack in it then one or more of the arms will allow excess play when you pull the drum at the paddle points.

Carbon dust from a motor could never get onto clothes.

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