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During spin cycle it slings water from bottom of drum theres a lot of mildew or something around the shaft under the tub

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It sounds like you have a Maytag or an Amana washing machine to me. I could be wrong but just guessing. The tub seal/tub bearing replacement on these units is an expensive and requires special tools. You may want to look into getting another unit.

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