washer was leaking

ApplianceMaytag Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

jason From euless, TX

Mar 05, 2008

8 out of 13 people found this instruction helpful

first i removed front panel by pulling it from the bottom and then removing the top. then i removed the agitator with a 1/4 nut driver. then i had to open top lid which is hinged and held together by two 1/2 inch bolts. after i opened up the top of the washer i had to remove the white plastic top of the inner tub. in order to remove the inner tub there is a large nut that i had to use a punch and a hammer to break it loose. don't forget this nut is counterclockwise to loosen.hint use a little wd40 due to calcium build up around nut. once the inner tub is removed you should see the rubber bushing. be sure to remove all rust and water calcium build up before installing new bushing. i used a wool pad. put everything back together the way you took it apart and it should fix your leak.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Tub Stem Seal and Hub Assembly (Now subbed to Mounting Stem/Tub Seal Kit)

Part Number: PS2351899

$67.86
In Stock