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Drum Tilt How do you fix the drum tilt problem. Where do I buy the parts?

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The information I have is for a Whirpool or Kenmore model front loader. you posted this under "Generic" so I'm hoping this is the model we're discussing. If not, please proivide me with the necessary information, so I can assist you better. Now...the cheapest place I have found to purchase parts for this model is searspartsdirect.com. Just type in yoor model number and follow the headings on the next page. There should be a listing for the tub and basket. The part you will need is the spin basket. Now...dependent upon how long you have used the washer in its current condition, you may need additional parts. The following link epxlains the procedures for disassembling the washer and replacing the basket:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r752855-replacing_rear_tub_bearing

I know this is a lengthy read and may be a bit intimidating. Its not as bad as it seems as I have done many of these repairs. I would recommend moving the washer to a garage where you can have the room to work on it. In addition, pay attention to the list of parts that you MAY also require at the bottom of the link. If you need assistance with parts identification/location, please post back with your model number and I will attempt to lead you in the right direction. I hope this helps.

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