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J1204
J1204, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 123
Experience:  5 Years servicing major home appliances, specializing in washers and dryers. 7+ years diagnosing electrical circuits
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Hi i own a LG front load washer WD 8074FHB model and was enquiring

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Hi i own a LG front load washer WD 8074FHB model and was enquiring about the inner barrel where the clothes are washed i rotate this to get socks that are stuck inside and usually rotates nicely but this time it is making a grinding sound what would this be in relation to?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  J1204 replied 6 years ago.
Hi i'll be glad to try and help you with that. Grinding noise may be caused by a couple things, it could be the motor, a bad tub bearing, or something stuck between the tub and basket. Are you getting alot of noise when it spins or did it just seem a little stiff when you spun it with your hand?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Hi it seems to be grinding when there is no water so filling at start, after spin cycle mid wash, and final spin. No noise while washing tho
Expert:  J1204 replied 6 years ago.
If its making a noise while it is supposed to be filling it sounds like it could be the water valve, noise in the spin sounds like itmay be a bad tub bearing, you could also remove the motor from the back of the drum and make sure there is nothing caught in there
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
hi thanks i will have a look and see if there is anything stuck. we thought it might be the belt slipping but i will have a look cheers.