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Drum has come loose

I think the drum has come loose, I can actually move it from side to side, it makes a loud noise when spinning, is there an easy way to repair it please

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  • ceramicjonc Jun 29, 2008

    i have exacally the same problem, could you let me know if you find the answer.i shall do the same. thanks jon

  • Swtmarie2346 Jul 10, 2008

    I think I have the same issue..during the spin cycle it makes a super loud noise but then calms down after a while and then will do it again on the next spin cycle for about a minute or so. Could this be the drum possibly coming loose?

  • icemanjtice Oct 02, 2008

    tube bangs ,way to noisey,

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Thanks , i'll try it.

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The drum must reach full speed when spinning, otherwise it bangs about everywhere, centrifugal force keeps it up-right like a gyro, the machine is not getting upto speed, try replacing the drive belt.
tilt the machine backwards for access to the belt below the machine, simply pull off and replace wih new by easing the new belt onto the pulleys.

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