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Tub seal replacement

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Not hard normally, but it is intricate.

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My Maytag A312 swirls water out the base of the tub at the end of the first wash cycle as the water is being discharged and the tub is beginning to spin. If it is the tub seal can you tell me how to...


good day,
its hard to remove the seal if the seal problem?
are you sure for the seal problem? or the tub have a crack or any that cause of leak?
not to advise do it by your self.
you waste your money and time if you dont know the exaclty reason of leaking.
call the technician for your safety and not to waste money.

Nov 02, 2013 | Washing Machines

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Leak in front


see this steps and fix it. God bless you

Drain Pump

If the washer is leaking water the drain pump might have a hole or crack. Or, the bearings might be worn out. Replace the drain pump if it is leaking water, they're not repairable.


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Tub Seal and Bearing Kit

If the washer is leaking water the tub seal and bearing might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal and bearing can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.


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Tub Seal Kit

If the washer is leaking water the tub seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal can be replaced. The tub bearing often gets damaged when the seal leaks. consider replacing the tub bearing along with the tub seal.


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Tub Spin Seal

If the washer is leaking water the tub spin seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub spin seal can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.


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Tub Seal

If the washer is leaking water the tub seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal can be replaced. When the tub seal fails water gets into the tub bearings and usually causes the bearings to go bad also. It is a good idea to replace the tub bearings with the new tub seal.


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Door Boot Seal

If the washer is leaking water the front door boot seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The boot seal can be replaced. This part can tear when the washer is overloaded. This is common repair.


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Tub to Pump Hose

If the washer is leaking water the hose from the tub to the pump might be split or torn. Don't try to cut off the bad piece of hose and stretch it to fit the pump, this will put strain on the remainder of the hose and may cause a sudden and complete failure of the hose which will dump potentially hundreds or thousands of gallons of water onto the floor because the next time the washer tries to fill all of the water will end up on the floor and so the washer will never shut off the valve. Any time there is a damaged hose, replace it completely with the OEM part.


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Washing Machine Fill Hose

If the washer is leaking water, check the fill hoses on the back of the washer, this is the most common place for water to leak. If the washer still has the original black rubber fill hoses replace them with stainless steel or some other, more durable hose.


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Drain Hose

If the washer is leaking water check the drain hose. The most common places for the hose to spring a leak is from the connection to the pump out to the back of the washer. Another common occurrence is when the washer gets pushed too far back against the wall.

Jul 09, 2013 | Bosch Nexxt Platinum WFMC640SUC

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Leaks from underneath


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Drain Pump If the washer is leaking water the drain pump might have a hole or crack. Or, the bearings might be worn out. Replace the drain pump if it is leaking water, they're not repairable.

Tub Seal and Bearing Kit If the washer is leaking water the tub seal and bearing might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal and bearing can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.
Tub Seal Kit If the washer is leaking water the tub seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal kit can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.

Tub Spin Seal If the washer is leaking water the tub spin seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub spin seal can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.
Tub Seal If the washer is leaking water the tub seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.

Tub to Pump Hose If the washer is leaking water the hose from the tub to the pump might be split or torn. Don't try to cut off the bad piece of hose and stretch it to fit the pump, this will put strain on the remainder of the hose and may cause a sudden and complete failure of the hose which will dump potentially hundreds or thousands of gallons of water onto the floor because the next time the washer tries to fill all of the water will end up on the floor and so the washer will never shut off the valve. Any time there is a damaged hose, replace it completely with the OEM part.

Washing Machine Fill Hose If the washer is leaking water, check the fill hoses on the back of the washer, this is the most common place for water to leak. If the washer still has the original black rubber fill hoses replace them with stainless steel or some other, more durable hose.

Drain Hose If the washer is leaking water check the drain hose. The most common places for the hose to spring a leak is from the connection to the pump out to the back of the washer. Another common occurrence is when the washer gets pushed too far back against the wall.
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Sep 30, 2012 | Kenmore Elite Washing Machines

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I replaced my clutch on the washer about a year ago, I am getting the same error as before, dc and stops around 11 minutes to go is this still the manufacturers issue to resolve


""is this still the manufacturers issue to resolve""

Nope we are on our own.

I feel you have a slight tub seal leak causing the Clutch One-Way Roller clutches bearing to become contaminated…...again.

I would drop the Clutch Pulley out inspect and clean and look at replacing the tub seal if you feel it’s worth your while.

If the Outer Tub bearings are not causing increased rotational resistance I would change out the Tub Seal, Tranny O-Ring. This is a job but can be done by most folks that replaced the clutch. It’s comes down to can you tolerate the down time?

A couple of post if you decide to go forward with a Tub Seal replacement…… The post discuss Outer Tub Bearing replacement. You would just remove the Spinner Assembly and replace the Tub Seal and Tranny O-ring. This is a major tear down but again can be done by most DIY’ers that take on Clutch Maintenance or replacement.
Outer Bearing Tub Replacement 1.

You would need the Tub seal see Sears Parts Direct. I would also pick up the Tranny O-ring seal (series 10) and this tool


It’s cheaper to buy the Spinner Nut Locking tool and Spinner wrench separately I don’t know why.
If you decide to go forward I will offer some additional info/support……..Rich

Jul 06, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Looking for replacement bearings for the outer tub to inner tub on our Maytag FAV6800AWW, S/N 13389034ET. Don't want to replace the whole outer tub assy.


It sounds like you may have to replace the Outer Tub to replace the Outer Tub bearing .....ain't that just peachy.....good job Maytag design team.

If you are the original owner I would press Maytag hard to replace the Outer Tub based on the Outer tub Bearing failure. Their warranty states third thru tenth year Drive Motor, Outer Tub and Sealed Transmission. I’m sure you will need to have a certified Maytag repair service tech certify the failure and fix action required. Why should an Outer Tub bearing replacement cost you $430. Another poor design issue of this machine.

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Sep 25, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Replace a leaking seal


sorry to tell you but it's very hard and i would suggest calling an expert. before u do push up on the inside of the tub to check for slack. if you feel looseness or a gap up and down(like the tub is loose at the back) you may have a support bearing going out and may have caused the front boot seal to leak. now we are getting into some serious money so wiegh it carefully. :)

Jun 13, 2009 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer

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Replace tub seal in top load neptune


I‘ll be watching your progress real close with the Tub Seal replacement. I’m going to run this machine into the ground and I’m sure I will develop a Tub Seal leak down the road. I have nothing to offer other then the mention in the SM on page 49 about making sure “”When installing a new seal, make sure the sleeve from the previous seal has been removed and discarded.””. Did you purchase or borrow this tool to remove the spinner nut Spinner Tool $25, or is there another way to remove the Spinner Nut? Good luck. Rich

Jun 05, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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How to replace the door bellows seal ?


this is general for all door seals - all are much the same.
disconnect from mains. take lid off
prise off the clamp holding seal to cabinet - usually a wire circle with a spring - and peel seal off cabinet. fold seal back inside drum
seal is held onto lip of tub with what is really a giant hose clip. undo this and the seal will come away from tub.
on new seal, lubricate the slot in the seal that goes onto the lip of drum with washing up fluid.
starting at top, enter the slot in seal on lip of tub. work your way round in both directions pushing slot onto lip. this is the hard part and it may take more than one attempt.
when seal is on all the way round, replace the clamp.
refix seal to cabinet (easy to do) and refit outer clamp.
test for leaks on rinse as water level is higher

Nov 10, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet 3.8 cu. ft. Front Load...

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Outer tub seal


you must first remove the agitater,then remove the inner tube,you'll need a spaner wrench,you now can see the tub seal,how you need to remove the 3 bolts around the bottom of the outer tub,now you can remove the outer tub and replace the tub seal,or use some 3m gasket seal,up to you,you can get a new tub seal on line for $10,let me know how you do-mike

Nov 03, 2008 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

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Water leaking where motor goes into the drum


there is a tub seal under the spin tub that proab needs replacing open the front panel then raise the top then grab the agitator and **** up on it hard it should snap out then unsnap the splash ring around the outer tub take the little bolt out of the agitator drive loosen the nut on the spin tub and remove it keep going down till you get to the tub seal replace it then reassemble

May 22, 2008 | GE WHRE5260E Top Load Washer

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