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Suspect drum bearings

I need advice on how to replace the drum bearings on an LG WM 1480FHD washing machine and what if any replacement seals will be needed. Information on where a service manual can be obtained would be extremely useful.

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  • NDT228 Mar 14, 2008

    My WM-1460FHD is noisy when spinning, and slight movement of drum is possible when stopped - pretty sure bearings need changing. Can get spares, just need to know how to fit them. Why no service manuals available ?

    THANKS

    nICK

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    need to replace drum bearings information on stripping

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Most lg front loaders have the plastic outer drums which have about 16 h/duty screws holding the two halves together. extreemly tricky to strip to gain access to inner bearing and seal. Th/stat, motor, piping and other items have to be removed and dissassembled to enable drum to be removed. that repair i suggest for a service repair.

Posted on Aug 16, 2007

  • TonyElyod Mar 02, 2011

    Having just replaced the bearings myself My LG Machine is now working as NEW.
    I can now balance a coin on the top without it falling over.
    It no longer sounds like a BOEING 747....crash landing.........
    If you want FULL IN-DEPTH details

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Hi I have same washer can't hear myself think when it spins are the bearings easy too change?

Posted on Jan 19, 2012

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