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ALW540RMC (PALW540RMC0) Amana Washer - Overview

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$4.46

Thrust Washer

$2.70

Retaining Ring

Sold individually.

$42.87

Pump

This pump is attached to the motor and helps expel water from the washing machine. It is activated after the spin speed is maintained for a specific period of time.

$3.96

Adjustable Levelling Leg

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

$2.70

Hose Clamp

$31.30

Spin Belt

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.

$18.77

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.

$2.03

Lid Hinge Mounting Screw

Sold individually.

$11.02

Idler Pulley Shaft

This shaft is made to fit the center of the idler pulley wheel of your dryer.

$20.64

Drain Hose with Rubber Elbow

This hose attaches to the pump to help remove the water out of the washer.

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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
  • 95 of 113 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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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
  • 29 of 31 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

Water leaking on floor from "mysterious place underneath washer"

  • Customer: Bryan from Chicago IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 21 of 24 people found this instruction helpful
Water was leaking on the floor during the wash cycle and especially during draining of the washer. I removed the front panel at ground level and watched while draining after a rinse.

I t was obvious that water was spraying from a hole in the rubber end of the hose (the hose is a fused assembly of a plastic section and a rubber section).

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