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How to replace a Hotpoint Aquarius+ WF740 drum bearing?

When my machine is in full spin it's extremely loud but only when a load of washine is in, even really small loads cause a lot of noise. When the machine is empty it makes the normal sound. It's so loud that you need to shout over it to hear yourself.

How do you fit a new drum bearing?

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I had the same problem and it turned out to be the ballast securing bolts had sheared off and the back of the drum had to be replaced

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My machine is just over 3 years old and although there is no play in the rear drum bearing it is very noisey on spin.
It gets progessively loud the faster the spin speed.

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