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Ariston frontloader - dial spinning around and won't start a cycle

I have a 3 year old Ariston Margherita front loading washing machine (5kg) and recently it has been making loud noises during the spinning cycle, sort of like it's grating on something. Intermitantly, I have had the problem of when I put it on, the dial just constantly turns around and it makes a really loud noise whilst doing it. Everytime I have turned it on in the last 3 days it keeps doing it. When I've had this problem before, turning the machine off and unplugging it for half an hour has worked, but it's not now. I'm hoping that I can fix it myself, as I don't have a lot of money to get it repaired. Can anyone shed some light on my problem before my house is over run with dirty washing?!!! Thanks.

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Your bearings are almost certainly gone which would explain the noise not an easy job or cheap . Normally it would consist of a tub change or at best a bearing hub . As for the clicking round of the selector Iwould suggest poss the heater or brush fault. As ofr price you'd have to ask your local repair man. Worst case sinario approx £200 .00

Posted on Jun 28, 2007

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