Leaking Tub Seal

ApplianceMaytag Washer

ModelLAT9206BAE

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

jerry From haslet, TX

Oct 20, 2011

9 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

The task to replace the tub seal would have been relatively easy had it not been for the need of a special spanner wrench to remove the nut securing the seal. Instead of purchasing the one time use spanner wrench which was only available on line and would have delayed my repair I elected to cut the putty metal nut off with a cutting dremel tool. This was a delecate process to ensure one did not damage anything else in the process of cutting the nut. Once complete a set screw, pipe wrench and common screwdriver, hammer and tap punch was all that was used. Easy process from removal to installation and the leak was fixed saving significant $$$ over having a "maytag repairman" perform the fix...parts select video helped describe everything and cost while not cheap was significantly less for an adept DIY customer.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Mounting Stem/Tub Seal Kit

Part Number: PS2351899

$60.14
In Stock