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Frigidaire frontload washer

Looking to buy spider arm/shaft separate from drum for frigidaire frontload washer, drum is fine, do you know where we can purchase just the parts? model number fwt445ges2

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You dont need to buy the shaft, "spider".it has a lifetime warranty on the inner tub and should be replaced by frig. what you need is the entire tub as the shaft is not available seperately. if you cant get this under warranty then i would suggest buying a new unit as the outertub and bearings are what is worn causing your noise in spin. you may have to pay a warranty dealer to get the tub covered, but the whole job is very labor intensive and most people cant do it, even if you are good with tools. call frigidaire and see if they will cover the repairs first.

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