broken drum vane needed replacing

ApplianceFrigidaire Washer

ModelFTF530ES1

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Eugene From Westbrook, ME

Apr 30, 2008

10 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

Front-loading Frigidaire washer made by Electrolux:
I removed the one phillips screw that secures the drum, but found the vane did not slide toward the front as I'd read it should. Nor was I able to squeeze the base to release it. I ended up using a rubber mallet and screwdriver to spring the snaps at the bottom of the vane. Once I had two of these on the same side out, I was able to slide the vane forward and remove it. Turns out there was a metal tab, part of the drum, bent into the vane so it couldn't slide for removal. I bent this tab down even with the drum surface, and the new vane slid in easily.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drum Vane

Part Number: PS417359

$24.04
In Stock