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The rubber boot at the door of my front load washer has come loose. When I tried to push it back on the seal it came off more. I think I have to remove front of washer to place boot back on to unit. Give me answers? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2008

    This is the second time I have written about this problem. My seal is not loose but does hold water so when I open the door water spills out on the floor. I would like someone to get back to me and explain if this is covered under my warranty I have with you. As I said this is my second time writing to you. My email address is randsflint@hotmail.com and my phone is 937-725-7549. Please get back to me on this.

  • HVAC Guy May 11, 2010

    Catriver,



    In your post reply to Hitchhiker you said there was a service flash, do you call the factory to verify that and do you order it direct? It seems glued on well, you don't have to glue the new one?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    The drum has pulled away from the door seal. There is a finger-width space between the drum and the seal. The machine still answers the controls.

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Hitchhiker, you don't have to remove the front of the washer. The original boot was glued in areas around the door. They came out with a new design because of water leakage on the bottom. The new kit, part number 5303937187 comes with a spring that holds it on to the panel. You can do one or two things, if you don't have the leaking problem, glue the boot back on. Or you can order the new kit, it comes with instructions and replace the whole boot. Check it out, it might be covered under service flash #26-758BR. In any event this job can be done by leaning the washer back against the wall to make room between the tub and front panel. You are going to need an assist, it's better with 2 people. Catriver...post back.

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