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my washing machine is making a very loud noise when its on

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my washing machine is making a very loud noise when its on the spin cycle the machine is not moving rocking around can this be repaired thankyou
Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be helping you with your problem today. If anything isn't clear, please just ask me.
Is this a banging noise or more like a jet aircraft in your kitchen?
If you turn the drum by hand, does it feel wobbly or noisy?
Do you have the make and model number?
Lastly, how old is the machine?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
more like a jet noise or I would describe like an underground tube train, drum feels wobbly, its at least 9 years old
I am afraid this isn't good news, but at least you wont pay for an engineer to come out to you !
You perfectly describe a drum bearing failure.
This will make it feel wobbly and make the noise.
This is not really a job for a DIYer, unless very competent. It would be very expensive to repair as the whole machine has to be stripped down.
Given the age I would invest the money in a new machine.
Sorry it wasn't what you wanted to hear, but at least you know...

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