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Tub Seal needs to be replaced

Bosch sent a replacement seal and clamp, but the 1 page instruction is horrible! I am a pretty handy do-it-yourselfer on most things, but this looks Greek (or German!) to me. It was literally hand written. Anyone have the directions from the tech repair manual? Thanks Paul

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Re: Tub Seal needs to be replaced

This video will show you how to replace the Bosch washing machine door seal with step by step guide on the process

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Re: Tub Seal needs to be replaced

This is fourth door seal problem tonight, they are hard to put on no matter what manual you have ,just keep trying, it took me 6 years to get it right IRELAND never read a manual may be thats why it took so long

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