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I have an LG front loader, model wd1018c. It's having spin cycle issues. When it goes into that mode, it's makes a loud noise like ball bearings or a belt is turning at the back of the machine, but the actual drum will move only an inch and then swing back - so doesn't spin at all. It does this for about 5 mins and then stops, with error code "ue" flashing. Any advice?

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THIS SOUNDS like a main brg failure . it just didn't start yeaterday // as the seal goes bad and the bearing gets wet . and the noise of the brg gets louder when used . this is a major repari and if this is a older machine / you might want to put hte repair cost into a new machine . mm

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Hi. What you are describing is a washing machine transmission that has gone bad. This is a costly repair so if it is not under warranty you may want to replace rather than repair. A repair is probably going to be 400 +. J.

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