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Water leak I have a maytag legacy series top loader. I have a presumed main bearing seal leak. However, I can't seem to figure out how to remove the round "disk" above the seal. (the one with the shaft going through it) Any help would be great. Thanks

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Water stays in drum "some water about 3 inches"?

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Re: water leak

If the main seal is leaking there will typically be a splash line around the inside of your washer cabinet. There is a special wrench available for removing the large nut that holds the inner basket in. This nut is aluminum and can be removed with a chissel if it is stuck. remove the inner basket and you will see cone shaped "NUT" that is covered in cork. There is a torx screw on the side of the cone shaped piece. once the screw is removed then the cone shaped nut can be removed using the special wrench and brute force.

Posted on Mar 10, 2007

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