Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult
Time to do repair30 - 60 mins
Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years
Matt From Newark, DE
May 21, 2012
Flipped the machine on its front, noticed a pile of black rubber dust, identified where the dust was from. Took some time moving pieces around to get access to the coupling. Finally got it off and saw that 4 of the 6 plastic pins that hold the rubber piece had snapped off. Ordered the part and waited a couple of days (the site said 5-8 days or something but it only took 2). Wife got tired of broken washer spread all over the place but I didn't want to move it until I got the part. It was more challenging to get the part in than it was to take it apart because there's not much room to get your hand where it needs to be. I ended up flipping the machine a few times until I got it where gravity was pulling the motor down, giving me enough access to put the part in. My biggest fear was that the hoses weren't tight enough and that I'd have to take it out again, but it was fine and everything's worked great since.
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Part Number: PS1485646