Washer leaked water on the floor. Seal nut assembly rubber and o-ring were worn out.

ApplianceMaytag Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

Kevin From Houston, TX

Dec 08, 2009

9 out of 14 people found this instruction helpful

Overall, this repair should have been quite easy. The problem was removal of the old seal nut assembly. It was a bear to remove, and ultimately I had to surgically remove it from the washer in pieces. Unfortunately I broke the outer tub (plastic) in the process of getting the nut off. Once I had the silly plastic nut off, and the tub repaired the balance of the repair was absolutely easy.

My summary: This repair is really easy IF the plastic seal nut assembly comes off easily. If it doesn't budget easily, go ahead and chip it apart to get it off, being careful not to damage the threaded part of the agitator shaft. The new one will completely replace the chipped away nut.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

O-Ring

Part Number: PS2026512

$4.46
In Stock

Seal and Nut Kit (Now subbed to Seal)

Part Number: PS2347186

$15.22
In Stock