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PartSelect Number PS2017149
This glide and spring kit contains two three inch springs, four one inch square glides, and two tubes springs. This kit replaces older style round roller glides.
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
This is a set of 2 tension springs.
Firstly, remove ac power from washer!After removing the front panel of the washer (two philips screws), I loosened and removed the plastic motor cover and removed three hex head screws holding the motor. Have someone help you tilt the washer so you can remove the belts by "rolling" them off of the pullies (pump pully and motor pully). What I did was use a chemical degreaser to clean the motor base metal channel where the nylon sliders reside. After doing that and letting it dry, I removed the two oldsprings. I ended up reinstalling the old springs because they were not stretched and I installed a new spring (total three) on the right side of the mount. A stiff metal rod with a hook on the end will help you install the springs. Squirt some of the included silicone lubricant on both sides of the motor mount channel and exercise the lube. Reinstall the motor and plastic cover over top of motor. Clean hands and clean belts while you have them out, reinstall belts and front cover and you're finished. My wife said it never ran better!
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I replace the belts - 5 minI tried to replace the glides...I couldn't figure out how to do that..I took out the motor and and the glide mechanism...but I could not get glide braket separate from the motor mount..so i did not do thisI replace the springs and added 1 extra sping...3 instead of 2..it worked
The repair was easy but didn't fix the issue . The transmission was the problem washing machine would no longer agitate
UNPLUG THE MACHINE FIRST!a) Remove the front panel (use a putty knife to release clips)b) Fashion a small hook-end out of a coat hangerc) Install an additional glide spring (2 + 1 = 3) to get extra retraction of vee-belt around drive pulley as follows.d) Hook end of of the new spring onto rear (back) hole of moving motor mount (observe orientation of existing springs to be sure that you're hooking up spring into hole correctly).e) Lie on your right side, hold the spring in place with your left hand (go around back of the motor with your left hand).f) Have someone hold the flashlight as you take a coat hanger and fish for the front end of the spring under the motor glide.g) With front - end of spring held by coat hanger hook, pull spring towards you and slip spring into front hole of stationary motor mount.h) Lightly spray in and around glide area with Teflon non-stick dry lube (DuPont or Liquid Wrench dri-lube product line).Machine agitates like-new now.Bleach Tube:a) Remove hose clamps at both ends using a screwdriver.b) Remove and discard old tube.c) Slip on the hose clamps and slicker-up the ends of new tube with palmolive liquid detergent and slip onto tub and bleach dispenser.d)Tighten clamps.
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