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Door Strike – Part Number: 131763310
Door Strike
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PartSelect #: PS890617
Manufacturer #: 131763310
The door strike on your washing machine allows your washer door to lock properly, and operate efficiently. If you notice that your washer door will not open or close, leaks or the washer will not star...
$12.35
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Front Load Washer Door Lock and Switch Assembly – Part Number: 131763256
Front Load Washer Door Lock and Switch Assembly
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PartSelect #: PS12364048
Manufacturer #: 131763256
This door lock and switch assembly is manufactured to lock the door on your front load washer to prevent it from opening while it is running. You may need to replace the door lock and switch if the do...
$113.95
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Drain Pump - 120V 60  Hz. – Part Number: 137221600
Drain Pump - 120V 60 Hz.
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PartSelect #: PS7783938
Manufacturer #: 137221600
This is a 120 volt, 60 hertz drain pump that is manufactured to remove water from the tub of your washer once your clothes are washed. This part is the pump and motor assembly, which includes a red fl...
$134.15
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Water Inlet and Dispenser Valve – Part Number: 134371220
Water Inlet and Dispenser Valve
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PartSelect #: PS1145692
Manufacturer #: 134371220
The water inlet and dispenser valve is used in washing machines. The function of this part is to control and monitor the amount of water flow into the washer. If there is leaking during use, your mach...
$88.98
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Screw-In Plastic Leveling Leg – Part Number: 134548800
Screw-In Plastic Leveling Leg
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PartSelect #: PS1152204
Manufacturer #: 134548800
This is a screw in leveling leg for your washing machine. It supports the appliance by screwing in place to create a stable and flat surface. Take note that you are able to adjust the height of your a...
$19.02
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Door Hinge with Bushings – Part Number: 134550800
Door Hinge with Bushings
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PartSelect #: PS1152380
Manufacturer #: 134550800
This is a door hinge with bushings and works in conjunction with your washer. The purpose of this part is to attach to the outside of the front door panel to help with the lid opening and closing prop...
$105.16
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Screw – Part Number: 131302800
Screw
PartSelect #: PS417463
Manufacturer #: 131302800
This is a replacement screw for your washer or dryer. The screw is approximately half an inch in length and is a Phillips-head screw. It screws in from the outside of the drum, into the vane/baffle. T...
$16.40
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SCREW – Part Number: 131168200
SCREW
PartSelect #: PS417085
Manufacturer #: 131168200
Sold individually.
$17.12
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Bellow Kit – Part Number: 134515300
Bellow Kit
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PartSelect #: PS1148773
Manufacturer #: 134515300
Also known as a Door Boot Seal and is used in front load washers. This part is used to keep the clothes inside the tub during the wash cycle. The folds in the bellow allow the tub to move separately f...
$290.57
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Outer Door Panel - White – Part Number: 134550500
Outer Door Panel - White
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PartSelect #: PS1152384
Manufacturer #: 134550500
This is not the complete door.
$142.01
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    Hugo
    December 15, 2019
    How can i remove the seal to get into the door interlock?
    For model number FAFW3801LW3
    Hello Hugo, thank you for your question. We have an installation video for the door lock assembly at the following link. https://www.partselect.com/PS12364048-Frigidaire-131763256-Front-Load-Washer-Door-Lock-and-Switch-Assembly.htm?SourceCode=4&SearchTerm=FAFW3801LW3&ModelNum=FAFW3801LW3 I hope this helps!

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    Sylvia
    January 12, 2020
    I replace the door lock because the panel said lock. And that was only one of problem.. i think... now will not wash with clothes in it....it wants to start to wash and then it stops. and if you leave it on without clothes in it then it will wash and then it will stop... please help
    For model number FAFW3801LW3
    Good Day Sylvia. Thank you for your question in regards to your unit (Model Number FAFW3801LW3). Based on our research, you may need to replace one or more of the following parts in order to solve the issue that you are having: 1) Door Strike (PartSelect Number PS890617). 2) Door Hinge with Bushings (PartSelect Number PS1152380). 3) Drain Pump (PartSelect Number PS7783938). You can order this part either online at our website www.PartSelect.com or by calling us by phone at 888-260-4310. Best Regards.

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    Donna
    August 14, 2021
    My washer stopped mid cycle.
    For model number FAFW3801LW3
    Hello Donna, Thank you for writing. There can be a few things to investigate. Door Lock and Switch PartSelect Number PS12364048, Inlet Water Dispenser Valve PartSelect Number PS1145692, and PartSelect Number PS1990814.

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    Emma
    December 7, 2021
    How many shocks does this washing machine have?
    For model number FAFW3801LW3
    Hi Emma, Thank you for your question. There are 2 shock absorbers in your washer. This shock absorber can be used for either the left or right side. If you would like to place an order for it, you may order it either online or by calling our customer service line and anyone will be happy to assist you. We hope this helps! If you have any questions, please let us know.

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      Common Symptoms of the FAFW3801LW3

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      Lid or door won’t close
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      Broken Door Catch
      This was one of the simpliest repairs I have ever done taking less than 5 minutes to complete. On the inner door I removed the two screws that hold the plastic catch in place. I then removed the broken catch and put the new catch in place. Finally I replaced the two screws that hold the catch in place and it was done.
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      Door Strike
      • Joy from Columbia, MO
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
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      Door on washer wouldn't lock or start
      1. Unplug unit.
      2. Unscrew 2 nuts holding top in place in rear of unit using phillips head screwdriver.
      3.Slide top back and remove.
      4. Open door of washer and unscrew 2 screws holding in door lock unit.
      5.Pull out unit from the top and install new unit reconnecting the 3 wire connections.
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      Front Load Washer Door Lock and Switch Assembly
      • DOUG from KING FERRY, NY
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
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      Old Bellow Ripped
      remove top of machine by removing 3 screws along the top edge in the back of your machine and then sliding the top back and up. Then loosen the screws holding on the control panel enough to get to the 2 screws at the top of the door panel. Next remove bottom panel by removing 2 screws along bottom edge then pulling it free from snaps. Then along the outside lip of the bellow, just inside the door, is a wire clip that is easily removed by prying it past rubber lip with a screw driver and lifting it away. Remove the door panel by removing the 2 screws you exposed by loosening the control panel and 2 more along the bottom that were exposed when removing bottom panel. After the door panel is removed and the bellow is completely exposed, you will find that it is held in place by a circular spring which wraps the whole way around the drum opening. Again it can be removed by prying it out away from the groove in which it sits with a screw driver. Now your machine is broken down as far as it needs to be. From here you can follow the directions included in your new bellow kit and put it back together by following these instructions in reverse.
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      Bellow Kit
      • Peggy from New Castle, PA
      • Difficulty Level:
        A Bit Difficult
      • Total Repair Time:
        30 - 60 mins
      • Tools:
        Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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