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ALW540RAC (PALW540RAC) Amana Washer - Overview

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$5.15

Washer, Thrust

This washer is 3/4 inches in diameter.

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$5.15

Hose Clamp

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$10.35

Adjustable Levelling Leg

Sold Individually. This adjustable leveling leg comes with a stop nut.

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$10.11

Retaining Ring

This metal retaining ring is well under an inch long. Use it for your Maytag brand clothes washer or your clothes dryer.

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$35.59

BELT- SPIN

This v-shaped spin belt helps transfer power from the motor to the transmission to help pump the water in and out of the washer. It also helps runs the spin cycle in the washer.

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$5.51

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is sold individually.

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$5.15

Lid Hinge Mounting Screw

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$21.83

Idler Pulley Wheel

This wheel has a center metallic bearing. A dryer's idler pulley wheel serves to help the belt to rotate the drum.

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$7.60

Spring Retaining Clip

This front cover spring retaining clip is not quite an inch long. It is made entirely of metal and is used for some washing machines.

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$13.78

INLET HOSE

This hose can handle hot or cold water and is five feet long.

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Belt wore out

  • Customer: Bruce from Medina, OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 165 of 189 people found this instruction helpful
Had to remove pump-not easy. Nothing wrong with pump, but had to trash it to get it off the motor shaft, so I had to replace it, too.

Pop up top of cabinet and remove front panel. (I leaned unit back against a wall to facilitate internal access once panel was removed.)


Remove motor assy - 4 screws & connector.

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Drive Pump Leaked

  • Customer: Stephen from Laveen, AZ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 66 of 78 people found this instruction helpful
It took some trial and error but overall not a difficult project. 1. Take the front covers off. 2. Undo the pully spring to loosen belt 3. Remove belt off idler pulley wheel and free up belt from the large wheel. 4. Disconect the wiring harness and the hoses. 5. Undo the motor mounting bolts (4) 6. Take motor out of washer and remove the 3 screw... read more

The spin belt failed due to overloading the washing machine.

  • Customer: Mark from Cheektowaga, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 38 of 41 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the washing machine and turned off the water to the machine. Removed the two front covers; unhooked the two front springs; removed the (4) motor mounting bolts; unhooked the two hoses for the water pump; unhooked the wiring harness; removed the belt from the driven pulley; pulled the motor assembly out; removed the (3) screws to separate the water... read more