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    Noisy Washing Machine


    I have a noisy washing machine. It’s almost like a grinding noise when it washes or spins. Any ideas?
    Many thanks

    Asked by Angie on 10th Apr 2021
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    Au Faix

    "It sounds like the drum bearings need replacement ones they are probably worn"

    Answered on 28th Apr 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    South East Construction & Maintenance

    "It will be most probably drum bearings. I attended small maintenance last week and met a bosch engineer fixing exactly the same issue - he did say that in 9 out of 10 cases this is the reason behind the noise you mentioned."

    Answered on 14th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    WPG All Jobs

    "Could be the brushes needing replaced get it a service and that way you will know what it needs"

    Answered on 1st May 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    AHM Services

    "Possible the bearings in the motor. Ideally speak to an appliance engineer"

    Answered on 20th Apr 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    GateBridge Property Maintenance

    "This is most common when there is an issue with the washing machine ball bearing, you may need to adjust or replace the current ball bearing of the drum"

    Answered on 15th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Forbes Logic - No Job To Small

    "The most common cause is the washing machine drum bearings being worn out or the motor bushes/brushes being worn down. Either of these job can be replaced in 2-3 hours."

    Answered on 3rd May 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Kent Property Maintenance Services Ltd

    "It might be from the stabilizers, or in most cases it's a case of it not being leveled"

    Answered on 15th Apr 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report

    "Grinding noise could be a couple of things.

    If the bearings have broken apart and the little metal balls are loose in the machine it may cause a grinding noise.
    If the bearings have gone in the first instance it'll make a rumbling noise, but if it's broken apart that could be the grinding.

    Possible worn clutch, is the intermittent slowing down when it's going through the wash cycle? If you can't tell if it's slowing, listen to the drum and if you notice any difference in the humming sound as it spins it could be a broken clutch.

    May even be something as simple as a bit of grit stuck somewhere.

    If you can't find anything lodged anywhere, your best bet is to have someone out to check it or if it's under warranty contact the seller."

    Answered on 12th Apr 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    T@P decorating

    "The chances are the bearings need replacing. I have seen a problem like this before where the drum had loosened but that’s unlikely. So it’s probably the bearings"

    Answered on 12th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
    Pataki Peter


    It is most likely a loose or worn out drum bearings.


    Answered on 13th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

    "It will be the motor I can easily fix it for you but to be honest you will be better of getting a replacement"

    Answered on 13th Apr 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report

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