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Lwa40aw2 amana washer need to replace main tub bearing and seal ?

I have the whole washing machine apart. Only part I cant seem to get out is the transmission and the agitator. They are driven on the same rod/bearing. I cant figure out how to get the agitator out, as I am guessing there is a snap ring or something holding the rod in. any help much appreciated.

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fanny
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SOURCE: Amana Top Load Washer model# LW3502W

Sounds like the water seal is damaged and the leaking water has damaged the top bearing which is just below the water seal. You will need to have the hub & seal kit replaced.

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

SOURCE: I am trying to remove the inner drum

The top panel?? Remove the screws at the bottom front. Pull the front panel out from the bottom while releasing the clips on top. remove the screws in the corners under the front of the top panel and swing the top up.3bceb93.jpg

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

SOURCE: REMOVE AGITATOR FOR GE MODEL# WNSR3100WOWW

The agitator simply pulls off. Sometimes they get stuck. Is that what happened?

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

aborcass
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SOURCE: amana washer

PULL,PULL. turn your head and pull!!!!!!!!!, your also gonna need some adhesive for that seal kit silicone wont work

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

ngfam1
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SOURCE: leaking tub seal, slow spin cycle

It's not worth fixing!
If it's 10 years old or more, better off replacing it with a newer machine which will be much more efficient!

Not worth the money to fix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Try You should call service.:
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Posted on Aug 24, 2008

sdmc73
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SOURCE: Replacing seal in an amana lwa40aw2, can't get the locknut loose

yes it is left hand thead use a small pipe wrench and a hammer and hit it hard

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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Your washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs:

During fill only If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

  • Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


  • The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak.


  • Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak.


During drain and spin only A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

All the time If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

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  • Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need to replace it.


  • Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

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Replacing seal in an amana lwa40aw2, can't get the locknut loose


yes it is left hand thead use a small pipe wrench and a hammer and hit it hard

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