Hub broke around center

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer

ModelWJSE4150B1WW

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

Thomasq From Rixford, PA

Feb 02, 2010

4 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

Removed the front panel and lid.
Removed the ring on top of tub and holder.
Had to use a rope and pry board to get the agitator off the shaft. Removed the 7/16 cap screw and removed the plastic agitator block.
Couldn't get the hub nut off and had to use a chisel to break it off (corroded and a left hand thread).
Had to use chisel to free the hub from the center pieces so I could lift out the tub. Then I had to hammer and twist the center piece of the hub to get it off form the transmission shaft.
replace in reverse order without any problem once I realize I had a left hand hub nut.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hub Nut

Part Number: PS271505

$7.45
In Stock

Inner Tub Base Hub

Part Number: PS273296

$54.04
In Stock