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Drum sounds like it's rubbing against metal

My wash just finished and I have a rip in one of my skirts and the washer made very loud noises on the final spin. I emptied the drum of clothes and tried turning the drum, which sounds like it's rubbing against metal -I just would like to have more info on what is wrong before maybe ringing someone to come out and have a look, thanks.

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Hi there....sounds as if youve got a bra wire etc trapped between the outer and inner drum..open the appliance door and carefully examine the inner drum you will possibly see the offending wire protruding from some one of the holes in the drum...it can either be removed by juggling it out or having an engineer remove it for you regards Sir Galahad

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