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How to get the inner tub out of the plastic outer tub

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: Looking for replacement bearings for the outer tub

Get the bearings here.

http://www.thebigbearingstore.com/index.html

Part numbers

6206-2RS
6207-2RS

You'll also need the seal kit.

These guys have them

http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/index.html

Part number

12002022

I'm not affiliated with either company. If you can find them elsewhere cheaper more power to you.

Maytag told me I had to buy the tub for around $700.

I am halfway through this repair on mine. I haven't ordered the parts yet.

All the parts should cost you around $60-$70 + shipping.

The bearings are very difficult to remove. Some douche online rents a tool for $400 deposit + like $150 rental fee. I pounded mine out with a metal rod. The tool would probably be easier.

Good luck.

Slatrom

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool duet washer, inner stainless drum rubs

This sounds like a worn bearing housing or the bearing itself has packed up,either way you would have to strip and check these and replace what is broken

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: an item fell between the inner tub and outer tub.

This video show how it is done:

Posted on Oct 23, 2010

caroldon
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SOURCE: there is a noise between the outer tub and the inner drum on seimens washing machine

It is so common that the washing machine can make terrible noise in many ways and is a common fault. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that machine is vibrating when it is running then the motor /drum suspension has to be inspected. Since these fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for the noise with a good inspection lamp. Manually turn the motor and drum and listen for the noise, if so the motor bearings, the drum agitator shaft and fittings must be checked. Also the suspensions which include the shock absorbers and springs, the body clamps must be checked to be in correct alignment and not changed in position. Tightening of the mounting is also very important. Finally in most cases a drop of OIL or smear of grease on the moving parts cane solve most issues.

Check this link :

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1210/wobbly-washing-machine-or-tumble-dryer.html



For tips to replace bearing click on: removing bearings

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Good job on the coupler and agitator cam! Way to go!

Now for the grinding noise... I assume that it wasn't making that noise before you worked on it, right? (except for the noise it makes when the coupler has failed. It make a kind of grinding noise, too.) So I'll assume that this is a different grinding noise.

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