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Does an Indesit BWE91683XW UK have replaceable bearings and,

Customer Question

Hi. Does an Indesit BWE91683XW UK have replaceable bearings and, if so, what size are they and is it worth getting them replaced?
JA: How old is your Indesit appliance?
Customer: 5 years
JA: How long has this been going on with your Indesit appliance? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 2 - 3 Weeks, very very noisy when spinning and drum seems to wobble too much when stopped.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Don't think so, 🙂
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 16 days ago.

Good morning,

My name is ***** ***** I will assist you with your appliance today.

I am sorry to hear you are having trouble with your appliance.

I understand how frustrating that can be.

If you don’t mind, please allow me a few minutes to check its schematics and then type the answer.

In the meantime, if you want to add something please feel free to add and I will read it while I am typing my response.

Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 16 days ago.

Are you sure the model number is ***** and not BWA91683XWUK ?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Definitely BWE - just checked sticker in door.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Not really, my mobile is out of data and the home phone isn't working
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 16 days ago.

Thank you.

If the belt is not worn out or snapped and you are sure that it is drum fault then to be honest it will be better to buy a new one.

The drum will cost around £158 however, due to time spent in repairs the cost of repair will be around £300.

The appliance has to be unplugged then top and front has to be removed then the drum has to be removed for replacement.

A new Indesit (same model) will cost around £275.

Sorry about the bad news.

Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 16 days ago.

That is automated and I am happy to help via chat.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thanks - that is what I expected (sort of)
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 16 days ago.

You're welcome and Good Luck.

I hope this helps, please do not hesitate to ask any follow up questions.

I hope you enjoyed your experience with today.

Have a wonderful day.

Thank you.