water leaking from tub to all parts below

ApplianceAmana Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

Curtis E From Hiwassee, VA

Mar 13, 2009

6 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

First I removed 2 screws at bottom of front panel and removed it. 2 screws under front of top to lift it out of the way.Then removed agitator following directions supplied in seal kit, removed inner tub, removed transmission shaft nut, then the hub. Cleaned up all the parts as instructed, followed detailed instructions for installing new seal kit.
I moved on to belt replacement.I removed the 2 front tub support springs, 4 bolts from motor mounts, disconnected motor wiring at motor and removed motor, then removed 3 screws from pump assy. at bottom of motor and removed it. Replaced worn belt,and reassembled pump to motor,careful to position belt properly between pump mounts.Then reinstalled motor, reinstalled tub springs, hooked it up,ran it to check for leaks, then closed it up. RUNS LIKE NEW

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Spin Belt

Part Number: PS2027742

$31.30
In Stock

Tub to Housing Gasket

Part Number: PS2038190

$3.96
In Stock

Complete Hub and Seal Kit

Part Number: PS2174602

$119.75
In Stock