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Daniel T., Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  25+ yrs. experience in white goods repair. NVQ Level 2 electronics manufacturers training courses.
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I have a indesit wie167 and changed the bearings about

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hi i have a indesit wie167 and changed the bearings about 3months ago had no ploblems till now, seams the drum is rubbing on the heating elemant but there is no movement on the bearings can you help?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: this saturday
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: nothing that i know

Hi, I'm Daniel welcome to JustAnswer, Im reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply momentarily

Is the washer noisy again?

If you hold the metal drum at the bottom were each paddle is try and lift it up and down on each one and see if one of them gives movement on there and let me know.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No not noisy and paddles don't move it's the inner drum that moves

Ok if its the inner drum thats moving and it rubbing on the heater then its one of the drum support legs thats snapped.

Now im afraid if this happens you need to replace the complete metal tank as it comes as one complete unit. Now the cost of this isnt worth it as it will be cheaper to buy a brand new washer then the parts needed to fix this.

Sorry its not good news but if you need anymore info just get back to me.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
ok thats what i thought many thanks for your help. mick