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LG Intellowasher 7kg 800rpm WD-8074FHB washing machine now makes a very loud noise when spinning whereas before it was completely silent. machine still washes & spins OK but the noise is very loud and the machines moves around now as well

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  • chooken Oct 12, 2008

    I had the same problem. The sound became worse and worse until it eventually gave up the ghost. I had it fixed (out of extended warranty by a few months unfortunately) only to have it start again a month or so later. The guy I had fix it said that many front loaders have this problem because of the heaviness of the loads. I've just bought a new machine (one of the water-saving top loaders).

  • McJimbo Mar 13, 2009

    The washing machine makes a loud noise and vibrates so much at the beginning of the spin cycle that it wanders around the room. Presumably the damper units have worn and as these look like friction dampers I wonder if there are some “new improved” replacement units available that use viscous damping?

  • nachamberlai May 06, 2009

    Taking the machine appart I found teh drum spider had corroded and cracked. Prior to the banging and jumping we were getting a lot of problems with the machine not emptying and bits of corroded material in the filter. This was causing the machine to not spin out during its cycle

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It could be that the springs have become lazy (stretched) and not supporting the spinning weight as good as they once did or as happened to me one of the shock absorbers at the base of the unit has come adrift from its securing point. Replacement parts are easily available but you will need someone strong to fit them with all that new tension.

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

Needs new bearings our does the same

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