Very noisy in spin cycle.

ApplianceAmana Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

Bruce From Springfield, MA

Apr 30, 2011

19 out of 21 people found this instruction helpful

Disassembled top and front of machine. Removed agitator cap, removed agitator by removing center bolt. Removed tub top ring, removed balance springs, removed inner tub drain tube,removed shaft nut with channel locks, removed 7 bolts from underneath holding inner tub with 5/16 ratchet. Removed inner tub. Removed bolts holding outter tub, removed outter tub. (rock back and forth to break up old detergent etc... to remove). W-D'd the locking nut after cleaning lint, detergent etc...,used short steel bar and hammer to loosen retaining nut with "L" shaped ears. (it is all one piece and the whole thing turns off, counter/clockwise removal).Remove bearing assembly, clean and install new, remove bearing seal from tub, clean and install new. ( used silicone caulk as additional seal, let set 24 hrs.)Re-assemble in reverse. Runs like new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Main Tub Bearing Assembly

Part Number: PS2040736

In Stock

Tub Seal

Part Number: PS2040781

In Stock