I've done a Google for this topic and found nothing helpful - hoping someone
here can assist.
Some friends have a Bosch washing machine which has been making a screeching
noise on spin - I told them (without actually hearing it) that it could be
bearings. They are now reporting oil splashes on the clothes after spinning.
Would this indicate drum bearing failure? Is this a DIY and/or economic
repair on a seven year old Bosch machine?
This indicates that the seal between the bearings and the tub has
failed; hence the oil in the tub/on the clothes. Of course, with loss of
lubricant the bearings are likely to fail.
I get parts from CPC (www.cpc.co.uk) but there are other pkaces too.
Avoid a local repair shop if it's anything like mine...over 12 quid for
a set of Hotpoint brushes...
Not sure about the Bosch, but on our Hotpoint it took 2 or 3 hours,
usual tools and a very large hammer.
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