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Rubber seal, drainage seal on washer ruptured its about 3" thick.

Came home to find a big wet mess, it appears the big thick rubber seal that holds the drainage from our front loader is completely ruptured. Washer just had its 3rd birthday, am I covered under warranty or just parts and need to take care of labor costs. if I need to do it myself then so be it, but I need to know the part number which is not in my owners manual. A little help, please... washer is a GE wcvh 6260 fww

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  • goldenbruin2 May 19, 2009

    its on the actual washer itself....the door is fine...as soon as you open the door, there is a grey gasket/seal where there are a few small holes for the water to go and get drained...that very gasket/seal or drainage which surrounds the entire opening is whats completely ruptured....no extended warranty so it appears that I will have to dish our for it....question is how to replace it myself then....hope the explanation of its location helps..

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Being 3 years old you will not be under any warranty. as far as the parts go any appliance shop with your model # will be able to get you the correct part. none of the appliance parts stores go by part number as these are constantly changing for better parts from the aftermarket then what the manufacturer used. so again just take your model # and call a few appliance parts company or even repair shops will sell parts as well.

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  • jon fuller May 19, 2009

    yes i know what seal you are talking about. and to remove the front of the washer you will have to remove the door and then remove the front of the washer to get it out the seal runs from the outer tub to the front of the washer it is quite a job to get off and back on. and the part is quite pricey for the ge models plan on well over $100

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Where is the big seal on the outside of unit or inside?The part will not be covered 1 year on all parts or did you get extended warrenty?To order the part and do it yourself all you have to do is give the model number to your local parts depot and they can order part for you hope this helped:)

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