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Brown staining of clothes,increased noise on spin cycle

Removed machine and found brown sludge staining from rear of plastic drum housing ,from what appeared like a relief openiing in the housing.

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  • kevin glover Aug 07, 2007

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That brown sludge is grease from the bearings and the noise is the bearings breaking up stop using the machine and get them replaced 2 supply and fit new bearings and drum support should nt cost more than £90 good luck not realy a job 4 a novice

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