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Re: noisy drum when spinning
Open the door, pull back the door seal then grab the plastic outer tub with one hand and the inner basket with the other hand. If you can lift on the basket and wiggle up and down, the tub bearing is bad.
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Remove rear cover of washer.
Remove drive belt.
From inside the drum, spin the drum by hand, if it is noisy or feels rough, then main drum bearings have failed.
If no noise, then possibly motor bearings noisy.
Hope this helps Thankyou.
hello there.....the noise you hear is most likley due to failed drum bearings or something trapped in the drum....test as follows....isolate machine....open the door...test the drum for up and down lift...there should be no movement at all....if all is well here...remove the lid and remove drive belt....spin the drum by hand and listen for any bearing noise (rumble). or metallic sound of something trapped in drum..if all is well here refit the lid temp...Then select spin and start machine...if motor is noisy then the problem is with the motor bearings
Remove drum drive belt, and spin drum by hand, if there is any resistance,. or it feels rough or noisy, the the main bearigs have probably failed.
If it is o/k then check motor for worn or noisy bearings,
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It sounds like your drum bearings are about to go. I am not familiar with this model, but I would assume it is pretty much like all other front-loaders. Bearing kits can be purchased for all models but there is a great variance in cost eg. in europe €25-€75. It is also quite a difficult job to undertake for the sunday diy enthusiast as it involves stripping down the machine and removing the drum. If you are going to repair the machine as opposed to replacing it I would strongly advise doing it asap and continued use will cause the bearings to collapse rendering the machine irrepairable. Hope this helps.
I can tell you I just had the same problem with my machine and it is 4 years old, it is very noisy on the spin cycle and the technician said that it was the barrons in the drum. if you need me to help you find a technichian to come help you fix problem let me know I will look for someone in your area. if you have a service warranty please call them.
let me know if this is the problem when they come out to check your machine.
It would be noisier than normal if it was not level.
Best way to tell if it is noisier than normal is to spin the drum by hand, there should be little or no noise from it.
If it is noisy or rumbling, or feels rough, then I would suspect that the drum bearings are worn and noisy.
An hour to complete a wash cycle is not abnormal, and they do do several rinses.
There can be two possible reasons for it triping..
Firstly what im pretty sure it is, the motor... either your motor is faulty or your carbon brushes are worn... Im saying this because when the motor has to work at its hardest during the sping cylce it just cannot cope..
The other thing could be is that the drum has play within it and when spining quickly it is cathing the heating element probably already damaged it and therefore triping.
There your most likely faults
hope this helps.
The motor is located at the at the back on the bottom of the drum.
the heater is located at the back on the bottom of the drum .
Most likely is will not be the heater as it is more common on the older hotpoints.. But i thought id mention it
drum bearings, check and investigate, remove drive belt and then rotate, if still noisy then yes its the drum bearings, if the noise stops when the belt removed the motor bearings are faulty
costly repair on most models, sorry
oh there is also the possibility there is something lodged within the drum cavity between the lining and the drum casing