Water leakage from the bottom of the tub through the shaft seal

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Dave From Willcox, AZ

Aug 06, 2009

18 out of 21 people found this instruction helpful

Thanks to comments already summited to Partselect I was prepareed for the worst. Once I figured out that you remove the agitator assembly with a swift jerk I was able to access the lower portion of the tub. As others have found out the aluminum nut holding the inner tub can not be removed without a hammer and chisel. Once you get past that things go well. What is left is cleaning the components and re-assembling.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hub Nut

Part Number: PS271505

In Stock

Tub Bearing

Part Number: PS271509

In Stock

Hub Washer

Part Number: PS271511

In Stock

Split Ring

Part Number: PS1766022

In Stock

Tub Seal (Now subbed to Tub Seal)

Part Number: PS4704237

In Stock