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Loud grinding noise on rapid x axis movement

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Hi everyone, I've had my ultimaker 2+ for about a month.

I've recently started hearing a loud grinding noise when starting a new layer. It seems to be coming from the x axis motor.

I just aligned the axles and it seems to have worsened.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbBEpFq6yos

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Doesn't sound serious to me. It seems like it happens on travel moves only and only during layer change. As though it's doing the Z and X move at the same time which is not how it normally works. Anyway I've heard much worse sounds. I don't think anything is getting damaged.

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