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Washer is leaking around bottom of the drum.

Washer started leaking from bottom of drum. I took off the agitator and inner drum off and found a bolt was broken from the plate/ lock. I put a new bolt on and its still leaking. I assume there is a seal or a bearing that needs replaced. I have no clue how hard this would be or what seal it might be. Frigidaire Gallery GLWS1749FSO

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  • brianstaylor Nov 14, 2008

    So does just the seal need to be replaced or the bearing as well? Its worth a shot to try to fix it if the parts aren't that expensive. I will never buy a Frigidaire again or this model. Its only two years old and we've had to have repair men in twice! Any recommendations on a good brand of washing machine?

  • brianstaylor Nov 14, 2008

    I've checked and they do come seperate as well. I'll let you know how it turns out and thank you so much for your help!



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Yes, this does sound like the seal is bad. Unless you have replaced the bearing and seal in one of these bafore. It can be very dificult, without expierence. If not replaced correctly, it can still leak or can cause other problems.

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  • Charles Caldwell Nov 14, 2008

    The bearing and seal come together as a kit and they should both be replaced at the same time. If I can help you with anything else I will.

  • Charles Caldwell Nov 14, 2008

    As far as price. They do not tend to be too expenive but you will have to check with supply places in your area to get a better idea of your price. The price varies with supplier. Most of the time the seal and bearing come together as akit.



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