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Is it easy to replace rubber gasket of a front load whirlpool washing machine?

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I did one once but can't remember how but I do remember it was much easier than I expected. I think I needed to remove the door and surround with a few screws.

If you buy a replacement seal locally the purchase will probably come with some free advice from the seller if you ask nicely.

Posted on Dec 31, 2016

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SOURCE: Washing machine rubber door seal replacement

Go to www.Searspartsdirect.com You should be able to find an exploded view and parts list

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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SOURCE: chenging the rubber gasket attached to kenmore H2e front load washer

The following link provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to change the door bellow:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385210-replacing_door_bellow_kenmore_elite

This is not a difficult repair. Just follow the steps provided. If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Black mold growing on rubber

The solution? Plain old bleach.
Scrub rubber seal on door. Run the bleach through the machine once a month to keep clean.

Keep door open after each wash to ensure that it dries out properly.

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Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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First clean around the rubber with some mould and mildew cleaner for bathrooms - available from most supermarkets.

This is a natural accumulation of waste detergent, fabric softener, fibres and dirt build up that is being attacked by bacteria and eventually decomposes into a sludge / goo and then eventually starts smelling bad as well.

To keep the machine clean of waste build up and to keep any bad odours away:

1. Remove all items from the washer.
2. Open the dispenser drawer and 2/3 cup (160 mL) of liquid chlorine bleach to the bleach compartment. DO NOT use more than 2/3 cup (160mL) of bleach per cycle as this will lead to product damage.
3. Close the washer door and dispenser drawer.
4. Select the Clean Washer cycle or a full wash cotton 104 F wash (40 C). DO NOT use any higher temperature as this will cause unnecessary fumes
5. Press Start and allow cycle to complete.
6. After the cycle is complete, leave the door open slightly to allow ventilation and drying of the washer interior.
7. Repeat the cleaning procedure monthly

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Rotting Smell from Whirlpool Duet Front Loading Washer

Take the panel off of the front of your washer below the door and in the middle there is a round removable plastic door like piece. Take it out and clean out all of the junk in behind it. You might find loose change, nails and a variety of other thnigs that have become stuck in there besides mold. This will help with the smell and also the water that sometimes remains in your washer after the cycle is over. You need to do this once/twice year.

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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The solution? Plain old bleach.
Scrub rubber seal on door. Run the bleach through the machine once a month to keep clean.

Keep door open after each wash to ensure that it dries out properly.

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