Broken Spring & broken level-shock.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers


Dec 26, 2007

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Disconected power & hoses. Removed 4 screws from two tabs at rear of top. Slid top fwd & up to remove. Removed two screws from lower front panel and removed panel. Removed back cover screws and back cover. Placed sling arround tub & lifted with 2"X4" on strap placing additional wood under sling supported by edges of machine. Removed one scred and loosened mother that held spring hook in place. removed broken end and remainder of spring. hooked spring in hole in tub and raised spring upper hook on to support , re installed retainer. Went to lower side and removed plastic push bolts, by slipping a 1/2 " deep socker over front end and pulling from back with plirers.allign the holes in the new shock with the mount holes and nock them in place. remove sling from arround tub and re assemble all removed parts.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Tub Spring with Sleeves

Part Number: PS268413

In Stock

Shock Absorber Assembly

Part Number: PS270563

In Stock