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The washer is making a very loud noice and i noticed slight smell of burning during cycle! The drum seems very unstable too! Could this be the drive belt? Is this fixable or am i looking at a new one? With thanks

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Sounds like the main drum bearings have failed.
Spin the drum by hand from inside, if it feels rough, or it is noisy or rumbling, then the bearings habve fauiled.
Probably better to buy a new washer.

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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