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I have a Zanussi Aquacycle 1250 model FLS 1383W washing machine. There is a lot of vibration followed by loud knocking around mid revs on the spin cycle but not above it nor below it. I dont think its bearings as it runs smoothly above and below this speed. I suspected the springs on the concrete block had come off but now I can get the top off, both top springs are in place and tw.o hydraulic pistons at the bottom look secure. I am aware that a badly loaded or overloaded machine will vibrate until the clothes are thrown to the side by centralfugal force. I dont think it is this. How do I fault-find the problem and cure it? Everything else works fine on it.
Hi I can lift it up vertically about 2 inches and push it down about 3 inches. When I push it down there is a light clunk at the bottom my push as it hits something. It will also move sideways, more at the back than the front of the drum.
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Thanks. So is it the Y shaped part in the picture that has snapped? I am quite handy (I used to do the mechanics on my old car) but if the part is £156 and I have to get a expert it it may be cheaper to get another machine. Are recon parts available?
You dont think there is any other cause for the problem, just in case? Thanks