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Lg tromm I have this LG Tromm for 5 1/2 years and out of waranty. I have the same problem when it spin you hear the grinding noise and smells like burning metal. Called the LG service and they told me that I might spend around $450.00 for parts and labor. So I decided to fix it my self and found out that the bearing in the outer drum is already worn out that causes to loosen the alignment of the motor assembly.The disalignment causes the magnet in the rotor assembly to grained to the stator until one of the magnet crack and break that causes the motor not to run. I tried to take off the bearing out of the outer drum to change it but I need a guide to do this. Please advise. You can get the parts from this site.

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The bearing is pressed in in the factory and is only available as a rear tub assembly. They claim to have extremely tight tolerances to prevent wear and unbalance. Check your owner's manual there may be an extended warranty on the rear half of the tub.


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