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the bellows are the the plastic tubes that protect the inner tie rod end/rack from dirt and water. If there is fluid coming out of the bellows than the rack is leaking. The normal repair is to replace the rack with either a remanufactured or new rack and pinion.
You need to provide the model number as GE has several different versions of the front load washers. But here's the basics for most front load washers.
Basically, you should be able to remove the outer lip of the door bellows by rolling back the edge from the cabinet. Once you done that, slowly go around the gasket until you find the connector. The connector can usually be removed with a small pair of needle nose pliers by simply unhooking the locking hook from the loop side.
Once you've done that you can pull and push the edge of bellows off and into the cabinet and start looking for the hose clamp fastener that holds the other edge of the bellows onto the outer tub. Usually a 1/4 inch or 5/16 nut driver will be needed to loosen the hose clamp and once done, you'll be able to remove the old bellows and the clamps. Pay attention as to the placement of the water inlet, on the bellows, as the new one will need to be place at the same location during the reinstalltion.
Be careful when installing the new bellows, especially when slipping the gasket over the water inlet port, so as not to tear it. Reverse the process and retighten the hose clamp and pull ther outer edge of the bellows over the cabinet edge and reinstall the wire retainer.
Check your work and you should be all set!
Hope you found this very helpful and best regards!
If you open the front door and look at the edge of the bellows gasket, you'll see a wire retainer that secures the outer lip of the bellows gasket to the main body of the washer. Once you remove than with a pair of needle nose pliers, you can pull the bellows gasket off the washer body and look inside to find the 1/4" or 5/16" nut clamp that holds the gasket onto the inner drum.
Be very careful when installing the new bellows gasket to get the water inlet section properly lined up with the fixed water inlet port, since you don't want to tear the new bellows and have the same problem all over again. This is a relatively easy repair and can be done by those with very limited experience, provided you take your time and are careful in handling the bellows gasket to prevent damaging it during the installation phase.
Here's a link showing the bellows gasket and the two (2) clamps that hold it in place. (Please copy and paste, as the link didn't fully load as HTML.) The 2nd link is the full sized view of the parts.
I need some one to tell me how to install the rubber seal on a bosch maxx Eurowasher front loader washing machine. Part of the seal ripped off so water leaks out. Its only 6 months old and its not covered by warranty.