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Pump gasket appears moldy. Should I clean, or just replace? Is this easy?

I'm not entirely certain what I'm looking at, but a schematic I found online makes me believe it's a pump gasket. Here's a picture of the gasket itself: If I should replace, do I have to disassemble or remove the entire pump?

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  • Matthew Jan 23, 2013

    Also, I think I found the replacement part:

  • Matthew Jan 23, 2013

    Sorry, I included it in the description, but the website couldn't find the info, so it was apparently discarded. It's a Maytag Performa, Model#PDB2600AWE


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What is your model number is then we can get started then to fixing your problem right away okay

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SOURCE: Cannot get access to Water pump to clear it.

the sump is in the bottom center front. a retangle screen with a center filter should unscrew counterclockwise the drain pump is hard to access but if you want to let me know and I can walk you thru it..let me know if this helps

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It's not easy. I just look at my sister-in-laws and I think the tub needs to come off. I plan on working on it this week.


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SOURCE: SKT5102/gb1 - not pumping out

I had a problem that seems to be related, but it came out that the pump was blocked. I had service to open and remove a small plastic clip that had came into the machine accidently. I do not recognize that water was pumped back as you explain but if the water is not emptied may be this is the result...

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SOURCE: pump disassembly

I removed the impeller on my DW761UQB. The instructions were molded into the plastic pump housing. This is how I DID MINE: Remove motor mount screws. Remove the chopper screw (screw only goes into impeller, not motor shaft). Remove chopper and rotate/remove strainer. Place socket or wrench on impeller tip and place another wrench on rear of motor's plastic fan. Unscrew fan from impeller shaft ( threads are LEFT handed, turn CW). Once fan is 'backed off' of the impeller, CAREFULLY pry the motor/fan from pump housing (impeller is attached to motor shaft via splines). Don't crack the delicate plastic pump housing. Mine was stuck, but separated with moderate force. Now remove the impeller/seals from the pump housing. This worked for MY above mentioned model, I don't know what other models it applies to. I am not a pro.

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I see that the door gasket on your Frigidaire Affinity washer, model# ATF7000ES, is black and looks moldy. It because the mildew is not just on the gasket, but it is in the tub and in the pump and discharge hose as well. You need to reduce/eliminate the mildew in those parts. There are a couple of things you should do to reduce the causes of mildew.

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I ask that you please follow up with a comment on the post, at your convenience, to advise if further troubleshooting is needed or if your refrigerator status has changed successfully.

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(1)Get your car up on stands or ramps block rear tires.

(2)Drain oil & remove oil filter remove battery cable NEG (-)

(3)remove pan

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(5)remove pick up tube from oil pump

(6)Now clean tube & screen with carb. cleaner place on news paper to dry.

(7) clean all old gasket off from engine & pan also clean bolts

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