Washer wouldn't spin, repairman said replace transmission.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

Justine From Cardiff, CA

May 20, 2008

4 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Pretty much the entire machine has to come apart to replace a transmission. The thing to know that no one mentioned is that the hub nut is reverse threaded - that means righty loosey.
Even if I had known, I tried it both ways and I doubt I could have gotten it off without the chisel as the others also had to do. Split ring was also frozen in place by hard water and soap scum so had to break that cheesey piece of aluminum off also. If you are taking apart your washer, I advise ordering these 2 parts so you will have them after you destroy the old ones trying to get to the part you need to fix.

Thanks to parts select for the exploded diagram!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hub Nut

Part Number: PS271505

$7.45
In Stock

Split Ring (Now subbed to Split Ring)

Part Number: PS1766022

$3.75
In Stock