Washing Machine Drum Knocking
- The belt drive, the belt and the motor connectivity is loose.
- The Laundry has not been checked and there is an object inside the drum.
- There is a piece of laundry misplaced between inner drum and outer drum which is obstructing the rotation of the inner drum.
- The bearing of the washing machine drum is damaged.
If the belt which is connected from the motor shaft to the drum drive is loose, the drum may start rotating unevenly and start knocking the outer drum resulting in unusual noise. In this case, we can remove the back plate, then the belt from the motor drive through the rear bottom of the machine and replace with a new belt. Ensure, to purchase the correct and suitable belt for your washing machine. It is recommended to buy, the same product available in the market.
First thing you can check is, if there is any object inside the washing machine which is obstructing the rotation of the inner drum. While loading the laundry, to the washing machine, we must check all clothes and ensure there are no objects which can damage the washing machine drum or obstruct the rotation of the drum and ensure the laundry is placed in the inner drum properly.
It is possible that a small piece of cloth or laundry is stuck between the inner drum and the outer drum by mistake. Usually it blocks the rotation of the drum and may block the drain point as well resulting in leakages. It is better to take proper care while loading the laundry with small clothes to avoid this issue. It often happens, in urgency and a small piece of cloth is stuck in between the inner drum and the outer drum, which makes annoying noise by the inner drum which start to knock the outer drum.
The washing machine bearing is located in the bottom of the inner drum and the outer drum, which is functioning for smooth rotation of the laundry in the washing machine. The washing machine bearing is placed on the shaft connected to the inner drum. The shaft bearing is connected to the outer drum and then the motor with suitable belt drive to the motor. To replace the damaged bearing from the washing machine, we need to dismantle the entire washing machine assembly and the other parts. All electrical connections to be removed and the drum assembly have to be dismantled. While replacing the bearing, the shaft in the inner drum has to be cleaned properly before placing the new bearing. The new bearing has to be lubricated properly with oil or grease or suitable lubricants. Ensure to choose the correct and suitable bearing for your washing machine. It is recommended to buy the same product available in the market. We store genuine spare parts in our store to avoid any duplicate spare parts. We offer expert repair service. We work all days of the week and we are happy to attend your calls. You can call us and book your repair service today.
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