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Kenmore 90 series washer is leaking water from the pump. How do I remove the pump to repair or replace? Thanks!

Kenmore 90 series washer is leaking water from the pump. How do I remove the pump to repair or replace? Thanks!

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Hi, You can change the pump by disconnecting power, water fill hoses, & take drain hose out od drain. Lay the washer on its back (use some padding under machine so that you do not damage threads on inlet valve. The pump is located on motor and has two clamps holding it. Just remove those clamps and the two drain hoses from the pump. The pump should release from the motor shaft. If the motor shaft is rusty, the pump might not want to come off ease and the shaft will need to be cleaned with sand paper or emery cloth so the new pump will go on easy. Failure to get the pump on all the way will cause the new pump to leak also.
Put your hoses back on the pump and everything should be ok.

I hope this helps you some.
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Posted on May 10, 2009

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