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WTW5550XW3 Whirlpool Washer - Overview

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$44.31

Maintenance Kit

This maintenance kit or dry repair kit is used for dryers. The kit includes the drum belt, drum support rollers, one idler pulley, four tri-rings, and one clip. If your dryer is ma...

$48.05

Lid Latch Assembly

The point of the lid switch is for the tub to stop spinning when the washer lid is opened. It is a safety precaution just in case someone decides to stick their hand inside the washer while the tub is spinning.

$22.47

Drive Belt

The main drive belt is designed to ride on the pulley until the basket gets up to speed.

$4.63

SPRING

Tub centering spring - Included 2 springs

$33.17

Clutch Assembly

$3.02

Screw with Washer

This metallic screw is less than an inch long and comes with a plastic washer.

$3.02

Lid Hinge Mounting Screw

Sold individually.

$50.48

Shift Actuator - 120V 60Hz

This part changes the transmission from agitation to spin mode.

$4.89

D-Shaped Knob Insert

This insert is sold individually. Knob not included. Knob is sold separately.

$6.36

Touch-Up Paint - White

This touch-up paint can be used on a wide variety of household appliances. It is most often used on washers, dryer, refrigerators, dishwashers, ranges, freezers, trash compactors, or microwaves. It is an 18 ml, or.6 fluid ounces, bottle of touch-up paint. It also features a brush for easy application. This quick-drying, long-lasting paint is perfect for fixing any nicks, scratches, or chips on the exterior of your appliance. This paint is white in color, and provides a durable finish.

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Broken drive belt

  • Customer: DENNIS from ALTOONA, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 226 of 247 people found this instruction helpful
Grow a second set of hands. Always unplug any appliance. Remove lint screen. remove two screws (philips Head). I took a wooden shim lightly tapped w/hammer to pop front of dryer top free. Mine worked on hinges and just flipped back til it rested against the wall. Removed two 5/16 screws inside holding face on carefully raise face section off the support clip... read more

Lid Lock light blinking, machine will not start

  • Customer: David from Los Alamos, NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 215 of 266 people found this instruction helpful
A detailed Service Technician Service Manual is hidden inside the machine on the front panel. It is hidden by the bleach dispenser input. It gives a list of fault codes and instructions for calibration after repair, resetting fault codes, and a manual test mode for stepping the machine through each mode on command. The Tachometer failed which would not le... read more

Dryer making extra noise while running

  • Customer: Michael from Haines City, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 61 of 68 people found this instruction helpful
1st Unpluged power.
2nd removed two screws under lint screen cover.
3rd poped up lid with flathead screwdryer, then removed (2) 5/16 screws from door cover and unpluged lid switch, lifted up dryer door pannel
4th removed drum
5th took out plastic triangle wheel rings
6th removed old belt guild (to motor pully)
7th removed old wh... read more