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W10280546b whirlpool The washer sounds like the bearings went out of it, How much are the replacement parts for this issue?

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Depends mostly 75$ to 150

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i do hope that you have been using he detergent if not it will take the bearing out, if you have then the bearing just went bad i would call whirlpool at 800-874-4698 they may be able to offer assistance if you dont have an extended contract on the washer

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wow ,,that unit must sound like a jet ..this is a job,,i can talk you though but i cant tonight,,if you can wait i will help tommorow at 6 after work..if you need a little head startgo to cematters.com

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Yes you can just replace the bearings but be careful. they say to replace the entire drum as the materials they are made out of is not very strong and you can distort or damage the drum when removing the bearings.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Front load washer - wfw9400sw01. Sounds

A loud rumble noise during the spin cycle is a good indication that the bearings have failed. The bearings are located in the rear outer tub. See link http://www.appliancepartspros.com/part_details.aspx?part_id=4426951 There are actually two bearings an inner and an outer bearing plus a seal. Water must have leaked past the seal causing the inner bearings to corrode. Once they start to rust, it just gets louder and louder. You are correct that Whirlpool does not sell the bearings and seal separately, but you must buy a new rear outer tub currently the price is over $400.

I had it happen to a different brand of front load washer and was faced to either, replace the rear outer tub, junk it or figure out how to replace the seal and bearing. I opted for the last and did some research on finding replacement bearings and seals. I had to tear the washer apart to get the bearings, then pound out the old ones to replace with new ones. It been working find for the last 2.5 year so far.

I found a website that might help you locate bearings and seals for your machine. http://www.hometask.com/washerrepair.aspx The site has a video on how to tear down your machine and shows you how to remove and replace the bearings. He might have the ones that you need on his site. Hope this helps you.

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