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Sir This machine is not so old (2/3 years) and yet we have an occasional oil leak around the outside edge of the drum which sometimes marks white sheets etc. I have repeatedly cleaned the oil from the drum seal, but, it keeps coming back. When I called the supplier technical guys, for a "repair quote" - they suggested that the bearings were worn.....but....that the bearings could not be replaced without the whole drum as well ??? Are they correct, because I would rather have it repaired than buy a new one. Regards, Doug Symmons, Cardiff

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Hi,

Unfortunately, he is absolutely correct.The bearing is a part of the tub itself on most of the models, and repair is never suggested as compared to the cost of the machine.The average cost of parts and labor would be around $450 - $500 which makes it much wiser to invest in a new machine. I wish i could have a better news.

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