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How to take apart drum assembly on kenmore front load washer

Drum sits inside a plastic housing. I have taken apart the housing but am having trouble getting the stainless steel drum off the other plastic piece.

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Is this a HE2,5,4 model? Can you give me the model number from inside the door. If it's a front loader. The only way you can get it out is to totally tare it down, cement, springs, shocks, and crack apart the outer tub. Very very labor intense. Usually if the unit is out of warranty, the cost of a tech to do it isn't worth it. What's the issure with it?

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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    janetwillson Apr 14, 2012

    I have a similar problem. I want the inner drum to use for another purpose, as a wood burner but can't get the plastic casing off. So I need to use brute force is that what you are saying?

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