Tip & How-To about Washing Machines
These newer washers don't even compare to that of an old school GE washer.
These washers are built to perform. Like everything else, sooner or later she gonna need surgery. My friend Larry and I worked on a nice late model one today. We started by popping the top using a putty knife.
Remove the agitator cap and screw then remove the agitator. Then the anti wobble. Then 3 half in bolts. I gotta tell yall something about these 3 bolts. They stay hard to turn all throughout their removal. You need a hammer and good fitting wrench. You bang on the end of the wrench. It is time consuming.Your patience will be rewarded Kimosabe. Remove tub. Then Boot. (it has 2 C-clamps holding it to the tranny.Then remove 6 five/ sixtenth inch bolts from the base and yank out dat tranny. Nothing to it.Another sighting of the famous Aussie ringtailed rat.
When reinstalling the boot. Be sure to fill the tub with water and look for leaks
Wait who's that dog? That would be Bear.
This boot has 2 C-clamps. A smaller one mounts to the top of the tranny housing and a larger one mounts to the base. It is important to properly tighten these clamps to prevent leaking. Do not get in a rush or the clamp will not seat and the result will be a leak. You don't want no leaks.Leave the top up and let it go through a cycle. Make sure she agitates and spins without any leaks. My friend Larry from Prichard,AlabamaTighten the clamps slowly till she stops leaking but do not over tighten.Bonus pic: this old fan died. I installed an air conditioner fan motor in it and left the blower on the back side of it. Hell I don't know why. LOL Where was I? Oh yeah it is hot as 3 yards of you know where here in the swamp.
Do I really live in a swamp? Hell yeahAin't that purty?
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Feb 22, 2014 | Washing Machines
Jun 29, 2011 | Kenmore 22622 Top Load Washer
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