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Indesit Wil153 Drum Damaged Mid-Wash


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Hello,

Just wanted to ask for some advice here.

I have an Indesit WIL153 washing machine that I've had now for so many years now I can't remember.

Anyway, I put a load of clothes in as I normally do and started the wash and towards the end of the cycle, there was a loud crunching noise, so I rushed out to have a look and noticed that the drum had stopped moving and if it did, it sort of gave off a grinding noise. I immediately stopped the cycle and pulled out the clothes and checked the inside of the drum.

I noticed that the drum had been damaged quite badly. I'll add some photos to show the damage I'm talking about.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/RozzaC/IMG_20140503_173824.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v293/RozzaC/IMG_20140503_173813.jpg

Now, to me, it doesn't look like it can be repaired, so I'm thinking that the only thing I can do is get a new one.

But I thought I'd come and ask here first before I take that route.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Rory

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Hi, looks like what happens when a £1 coin or similar gets inside. It will be very expensive to fix and if you've had it a long time it's not worth trying to sort this out. I can't even find a new drum listed, the outer tub is listed as obsolete.

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