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Water running out from under drum - speed queen washer

I have a speed queen "marathon" heavy duty washer that's at least 10 years old. I cannot locate a serial # or a model #. But, I do have an owner's manual that indicates it's one of the following models: NA8531, NA6531, NA6530, NA5531, NA5530, NA8331, NA6331, NA5331, or NA5330. I took the front panel off to try to see where the leak is. It appears to be leaking in the middle, from under the basket/agitator.
I am pretty handy, and I'm considering attempting to fix it myself. What do you think I need to do? What parts will I need. About what do the parts cost? Where do I get parts? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

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SOURCE: I am looking for a model number on a Speed Queen Marathon washer

  • Behind the door
  • Behind or on top of the control panel
  • On the side of the unit near the front
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Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: What is the capacity (Size) of the Speed Queen Marathon Washer?

Pi,r,squared times height. Remember math back when we didn't have computers? So that's 3.14 x radius(half the distance across drum)squared(times itself) times height or depth of drum. Remember to do radius times itself first, then Pi, then height.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a KENMORE 90 Series Heavy Duty Super

If you suspect you have a defective timer it can easily be replaced by performing the following steps:


1. Unplug washing machine... and pull out the timer knob. Some knobs have a removeable center cap and hidden screw. Some are simply slip-fit. Remove the knob.

2. Remove console. This can be accomplished in one of two ways depending on which type of console you have.

a. If the console has removable end caps, the caps lift off by prying on the top from the back of the washer.
The cap will pull off towards you as you are facing the unit from the front of the washer.
There will be a screw under each end cap that you will need to remove.


b. If the console does not have removable end caps, you will need to slide a putty knife under the front corner of each side and push in while lifting up.
There is a retaining clip under each side that has to be released.


3. Once the console has been released it will lift up and fold back over the back of the washer in its resting position. Use care not to stress the small plastic hinges that hold it on. They can break easily.

4. Disconnect all power plugs and remove the timer's mounting screws.

5. Reinstall reverse of removal.


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Posted on Sep 11, 2010

blueextc3221
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SOURCE: washer stoppped in the middle of the cycle.

It appears your timer/main controller has failed in this instance.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...


FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




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Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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SOURCE: Spots on white clothes

This is from not enough HOT loads.

Fatty deposits gather between the basket and tub during COLD washes.

Then they are being released in large numbers when you do your whites on HOT.

It is recommended to do 1 HOT load per week.

Do an empty load with some degreaser added (like Goo-Gone) on the fullest/hottest setting you have.

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Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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  • Behind or on top of the control panel
  • On the side of the unit near the front
You will rate me pl....................

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