Washing Machine Spider And Bearing Kit
THIS IS A GENUINE SMEG PRODUCT
PLEASE NOTE: Not suitable for US models
Sorry we do not have the exact repair guide for this drum spider at this moment.
This Drum Spider spare part of all repairs on washing machine can be one of the most difficult to be successfully completed, as this requires a complete strip down of the machine. Find out more about drum spiders below:
What does the washing machine drum spider do?
The inner drum of the washing machine is a stainless steel part in which you put the clothes. On the back of that there is a spider and a shaft, That shaft slides into the bearings there is normally a seal that can fail over time and let´s water get into to the bearings causing them to corrode.
Reasons the drum spider fails.
There are a number of factors that can cause the drum spider to break. Either by over loading the washing machine tub or due to corrosion on the aluminum part of the spider.
The following faults typically indicate a problem with the drum spider, If you are experiencing a loud rumbling or roaring sound in the spin cycle, even when the machine is empty;
*Remember that broken drum spiders may not be the only fault that can cause these issues to arise. You need to check the drum bearings for damage as well.