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FRIGIDAIRE FRONT LOAD WASHER

VERY LOUD DURING SPIN. LOADS ARE BALANCED . WAS TOLD TO LOOK AT BEARING FOR LEAKAGE AND THAT MEANS A BAD BEARING. I JUST TOOK THE BACK COVER OFF THE MACHINE AND THE DRIVE BELT, WHEN I EVEN SLOWLY TURN THE PULLEY SOUNDS LIKE GRINDING GRAVEL. WHEN I SPIN FASTER IT STARTS TO SOUD LIKE THE BAD NOISE I HEAR DURING THE SPIN CYCLE. I THINK THE BEARING IS SHOT. IS THIS POSSIBLE EVEN THOUGH THE SEAL IS STILL GOOD?

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Sounds like a bad bearing to me

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