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Hi my Hoover Washing machine HNL 6166 has become very loud on a full spin (like sitting next to a plane taking off) can someone please help/advise

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Your main bearing on the drum were out

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Main bearings worn out probably not worth fixing

Posted on Jan 19, 2019

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i had the problem of my brand new washing machine not taking the conditioner and the customer service advisor rightly guessed that i was using concentrated liquid and advised me to dilute it with warm water then put it in the drawer because sometimes the liquid is too thick for the machine to take.try this!!!!! regarding the powder why not put it directly in the machine or buy tablets and do the same with those

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SOURCE: my hoover hnl 6166 washer

Hello Ryandc,
Welcome to fixya,

How old is the front load washer?

Front load washers have this problem no matter what brand or how much you paid for them, IF you are putting to much detergent in them.
The front loaders call for HE (High Efficent) detergent which is concentrated and needs less.
Or especially any liquid detergent not HE you must use use less.
To much causes the seal and bearing to wear out prematurely,
And or the front seal of the door to deteriorate into the water which can cause these stains on your clothes!!

Under these circumstance's they will go in about 5 years!
The only other time I saw colored streaks was when a guy left a pen in his pocket and that was for only one wash!
How old is the washer and did you buy it new?

I'm sorry I could not be the bearer of better news!
God bless You! Huuum
Please remember to leave a solved rating.

Here is an article I just read that you may find interesting!

Repair or replace?
When to pull the plug on your old washer
Typically, you'll also find a troubleshooting section for more-serious problems
in the owner's manual.
Should you pay for a repair or buy a new model?
The answer depends mostly on the age of your washer,
how much you bought it for,and the cost of the repair.
Follow these guidelines:

When a repair makes sense.
If your washer is under warranty or less than four years old ,
paying for a repair makes sense.
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When a repair might be a wise choice.
If your washer is out of warranty and is four to seven years old,
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When it pays to replace.
The repair costs more than half the price of a comparable new washer.
Data also shows that it doesn't pay to fix a less-expensive washer
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Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: hoover nextra optima HNL 6166

It won't drain If your washer won't drain, check these:

It spins, but doesn't pump
It doesn't spin or pump
It pumps, but the water returns

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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SOURCE: hoover hnl 6166 not spinning

have you tried cleaning the filter at the bottom. remove the front plateat the bottom and there is a small round plate at the left. this has a screw in it. when you have removed this you give it a twist. a bucketload of water and gunk will come out. i found about 60p in 5's but when it was all removed it started to work again

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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SOURCE: my hoover washing machine wont spin and is full of

It's a safety feature that doesn't allow the machine to spin when there's still water in the tub. The drain pump has probably failed and you would need to replace it (there are some good places online where you can buy appliances spare parts). Try to set your machine on a 'Drain' cycle and see if the pump works.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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How do you remove the filter for a Hoover washing machine Optima Nextra Model HNL 6166?


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have you tried cleaning the filter at the bottom. remove the front plateat the bottom and there is a small round plate at the left. this has a screw in it. when you have removed this you give it a twist. a bucketload of water and gunk will come out. i found about 60p in 5's but when it was all removed it started to work again

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