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I have lg machine and bottom keeps lifting up bolt loose or

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i have lg machine and bottom keeps lifting up bolt loose or bearing gone
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Customer: wf-t857 is model turbo drum only just 12 months old 1000 dollars for this machine not happy
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Customer: i had to buy second hand one cant wash with it
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes im a mechanic
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Customer: how to fix it would be goood
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Australia Whitegoods
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

One moment while I get some information for you!

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

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Is the agitator bolt coming off?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
not stripped thread
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

Is it just loosening itself and that is the only issue?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
bot***** *****fts up bolt is comming out i suspect gearbox problem wot you think
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i am machanic by trade
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
tub seems tight to turn by hand
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

Yes either the clutch assembly is broken and the shaft is coming out or the agitator bolt just needs locktight. Here is a link to the clutch

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
tight tub would mean clutch im guessing
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 month ago.

Yes that unit does not use a gear case the clutch assembly is it.

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