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Whirlpool LSR7233 How do I get the outer shell off to fix??

Help! I need to get the shell off to figure out where I have a leak, I have checked all of the connections, it is level.

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  • dieck59 May 16, 2009

    Whirlpool LSR 7233 Top Load Washer

    Drum willl not spin. Makes loud humming noise. Cannot move drum by hand either

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There are screws on back top and back bottom that have to be unscrewed for the panel to pull off

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My estate washer is leaking water when we turn it on. It is not holding any water in the tank. Any suggestions what I should look for and fix myself. Thank you


If the washer leaks when you turn on check these:

* Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


* Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician.


* 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.

Sep 02, 2009 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Noisey during spin


yes you are right noise during spin cycle is due to faulty bearing. If the tub seal lets go water will weep into the tub bearing. This will rust the basket shaft and normally wreck the tub bearing. Once the bearings starts to get worn enough it usually gets very noisy. The tub bearing is pressed onto the outer back half of the tub shell assembly. Normally need to replace the inner basket/shaft assembly  and the outer shell with the tub bearing. 
Sometimes the inner basket support will crack, this can give an clicking or banging noise as well.
 
Pictures of this job...
A sure indication was the brown junk/gookus leaking out if the rear bearing area and the belt has spewed it around in the drum that the rear bearing and seal was bad...
Picture1 - Picture2
The whole outer shell and basket come out to do this repair....what bad bearing and rusted shaft looked like...
Picture1 - Picture2 - Picture3
I had to remove the back panel. Undo the pump hose & water level hose, remove the 2 shocks, remove the motor, undo the front boot from the outer panel and remove the 2 springs to lift the whole assembly out from the back to work on it.
Picture1 ( boot pushed inside ) Help page1 - Help page2
It leaks Your washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time
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:

  • Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


  • Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician.


  • 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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I moved my washer cause of relocating and now when on spin cycle it makes a howling noise, what can i do to fix the problem, its a front loader gallery series??


If the tub seal lets go water will weep into the tub bearing. This will rust the basket shaft and normally wreck the tub bearing. Once the bearings starts to get worn enough it usually gets very noisy. The tub bearing is pressed onto the outer back half of the tub shell assembly. Normally need to replace the inner basket/shaft assembly  and the outer shell with the tub bearing. 
Sometimes the inner basket support will crack, this can give an clicking or banging noise as well.
 
Pictures of this job...
A sure indication was the brown junk/gookus leaking out if the rear bearing area and the belt has spewed it around in the drum that the rear bearing and seal was bad...
Picture1 - Picture2
The whole outer shell and basket come out to do this repair....what bad bearing and rusted shaft looked like...
Picture1 - Picture2 - Picture3
I had to remove the back panel. Undo the pump hose & water level hose, remove the 2 shocks, remove the motor, undo the front boot from the outer panel and remove the 2 springs to lift the whole assembly out from the back to work on it.
Picture1 ( boot pushed inside ) Help page1 - Help page2

May 05, 2009 | Frigidaire Washing Machines

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Leaking around center spindle gasket of outer plastic basket


There was a hole in the plastic liner tub from the inner metal basket rubbing on it during the spin cycle. I got some plastic cement and put it in there and it willl hold for a little while while anyway. Not a very well designed washer when you look into the guts of the monster.

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Need to remove outer sheel to get access to drain pump


first remove the two screws that hold in the control panel and tip it back, then there two clips that the shell is locked onto undo them and pull the shell away from the unit. remember to shut off the power first. remove any wires that are hooked up aand the replace the pump. good luck

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Whirlpool Washer model #LSQ9549LW0


you see the way to remove in theses you tube vidoes- easy enough

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The top of the washer has loosened from the base. How do I take off the outer shell to fix the problem? It is in the front top of the machine.


Here is a schematic of a base model of your series. More than likely the block drive is loose which is part 17 and should be replaced along with the nut.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/retrieveSubComponentPartsAction.action?modelNumber=LSQ9549LQ0&productCategoryId=0153200&brandId=1198&modelName=WASHER - DIRECT DRIVE&diagramPageId=00003&componentDescription=AGITATOR, BASKET AND TUB&documentId=W0207069&backToLink=Return to Sub Components list

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Whirlpool Washer #LA6090XTWO


Well, first, I would remove the outer shell again and make sure the wiring harness is on the motor correctly and all of the way. Also, check to make sure both wires are securely on the capacitor. These may have loosened while you were doing the coupler. Also, make sure the door switch harness that plugs into the top of the shell is securely on. If the motor worked before you changed the coupler, these are your most likely problems. If the motor didn't work when you replaced the coupler, try bypassing the lid switch by jumping the two wires (the two that are not green) on the harness that plugs into the shell. If the motor works after that, replace the lid switch. If it does not, your will have to check voltage at the timer and motor to see where the fault lies.

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Clothes


If the tub seal lets go water will weep into the tub bearing. This will rust the basket shaft and normally wreck the tub bearing. Once the bearings starts to get worn enough it usually gets very noisy. The tub bearing is pressed onto the outer back half of the tub shell assembly. Normally need to replace the inner basket/shaft assembly and the outer shell with the tub bearing.

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http://www.applianceaid.com/frigidaire_frontload_washer.html#noise

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Take the top off the unit,and check the springs..there are 4 on top and 4 on the bottom..make sure they a attached..and tighten

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