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ALW540RMC (PALW540RMC1) Amana Washer - Overview

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$4.46

Thrust Washer

$2.70

Retaining Ring

Sold individually.

$47.42

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.

$2.70

Hose Clamp

$2.03

Lid Hinge Mounting Screw

Sold individually.

$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.

$2.70

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.

$20.64

Drain Hose with Rubber Elbow

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

$3.76

Adjustable Levelling Leg

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

$17.73

Standpipe Adapter

This part helps stop the washer from overflowing.

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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
  • 23 of 26 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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Washer wouldn't drain

  • Customer: William from Fayetteville NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 17 of 17 people found this instruction helpful
I was doing laundry one day, and noticed that the washer did not drain. I drained the water via a shop vac and checked the hoses. There was a baby sock stuck in the hose leading to the pump! I cleared the jam and the washer finally drained again. Once I ran another load, the washer wouldn't drain. I repeated the procedure, and found that the motor was spinni... read more

Washer wouldn't fill on hot selection, OK on cold

  • Customer: Charles from Vista CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 14 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the electrical power plug and disconnect the water hoses at the back. Remove the lower front panel by taking out the two screws at the bottom edge. Then lift out the upper front panel which exposes the two sheet metal screws holding down the top panel. Lift open the top panel and secure it up about 90 degrees so it doesn't flop over backwards. Twine t... read more