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Frigidaire washer squealing

Replaced the inner seal on the drive shaft now it squeals when it spins out. the ring and the seal are rubbing but i dont know how else it would go together help please!!! my wife is killin me. lol...

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Put some semi-liquid soap on the contact points. like you would the fan belt on a car! Best wishes!

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