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Zanussi FJS1197 w ashing machine making knocking noises when spinning

Hi I have an 8 year old zanussi fjs 1197 w. I believe the drum bearings are gone as when I spin the drum by hand it makes weird noises. There is also play in the drum. More play downwards than up.
How can I gain access and change the bearings on this machine ?
What tools will be required and also the parts ie. bearing and seal etc....

Any help would be much appreciated.

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I posted the question originally. Are you sure the back panel of the machine doesn't have to come off ??
How about the front ? What tools will be required

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There is an answer at this link:
"some you can get at and some you have to lift over the top, when you get there you will need to smack the bearings out, maybe a old socket set with a long tube just to fit inside the bearing hole?. for what its worth go to the tip you might find one, that just wants a door seal?"
You must have some technical experience.
good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2008


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