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Pulled some towels out of the washer and a large round tension spring came out of the door seal. where does it go?

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I would say that this is part of the door seal securing clamp...do not use untill checked

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This video will show you how to change a door seal on this Bosch front loader washing machine

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Have to replace door lock #8182634 and need instruction on how to take the old part off


Hello,

This article shows step by step photo instructions on how to replace the door boot seal of a common GE brand front load washing machine.

The washing machine in this example is the GE and the door boot seal
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  • Phillips head screw driver
  • small socket wrench
  • 7mm socket
  • replacement door boot seal
  • lots and lots of patience

  1. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.1-120x120.jpg remove dispenser Unplug washing machine and remove dispenser.
  2. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.2-120x120.jpg Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom. Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom.
  3. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.3-120x120.jpg Remove screws connecting top control panel to front of washer. Remove screws connecting top control panel to front of washer.
  4. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.4-120x120.jpg Completely remove control panel from front panel. Remove 3 screws holding top panel on back of machine and slide cover back approximately 1 inch and lift off.
    Completely remove control panel from front panel.
  5. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.5-120x120.jpg Use bungie cord to tie back control panel. Use bungie cord to tie back control panel.

  6. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.6-120x120.jpg 'Pop' off the tension spring being careful not to bend or break it. Feel for the tension spring which tightens the door boot seal onto the front panel.
    'Pop' off the tension spring being careful not to bend or break it.
  7. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.7-120x120.jpg pull the right-hand side of the seal tight to reveal the inner tension ring holding the seal onto the inner part of the washer. With tension spring removed, pull door boot seal away from front panel.
    On GE models, pull the right-hand side of the seal tight to reveal the inner tension ring holding the seal onto the inner part of the washer.
  8. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.8-120x120.jpg remove inner tension ring IMPORTANT: Use a short stem philips head (such as a Husky No. 2 x 1-1/2 In. Phillips Screwdriver) to loosen the inner tension ring via its clamp screw.
    NOTE: you may have to remove the front panel to gain access to the tension ring. If that is the case, remove the front panel by removing the screws positioned at each corner (four screws total). On some models you may have to first remove a lower-front panel to gain access to the bottom two screws of the main front panel.

Dec 04, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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How do i replace the door boot seal?


Hello,

This article shows step by step photo instructions on how to replace the door boot seal of a common GE brand front load washing machine.

The washing machine in this example is the GE and the door boot seal
j

  • Phillips head screw driver
  • small socket wrench
  • 7mm socket
  • replacement door boot seal
  • lots and lots of patience

  1. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.1-120x120.jpg remove dispenser Unplug washing machine and remove dispenser.
  2. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.2-120x120.jpg Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom. Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom.
  3. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.3-120x120.jpg Remove screws connecting top control panel to front of washer. Remove screws connecting top control panel to front of washer.
  4. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.4-120x120.jpg Completely remove control panel from front panel. Remove 3 screws holding top panel on back of machine and slide cover back approximately 1 inch and lift off.
    Completely remove control panel from front panel.
  5. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.5-120x120.jpg Use bungie cord to tie back control panel. Use bungie cord to tie back control panel.

  6. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.6-120x120.jpg 'Pop' off the tension spring being careful not to bend or break it. Feel for the tension spring which tightens the door boot seal onto the front panel.
    'Pop' off the tension spring being careful not to bend or break it.
  7. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.7-120x120.jpg pull the right-hand side of the seal tight to reveal the inner tension ring holding the seal onto the inner part of the washer. With tension spring removed, pull door boot seal away from front panel.
    On GE models, pull the right-hand side of the seal tight to reveal the inner tension ring holding the seal onto the inner part of the washer.
  8. replace-front-load-washing-machine-1.8-120x120.jpg remove inner tension ring IMPORTANT: Use a short stem philips head (such as a Husky No. 2 x 1-1/2 In. Phillips Screwdriver) to loosen the inner tension ring via its clamp screw.
    NOTE: you may have to remove the front panel to gain access to the tension ring. If that is the case, remove the front panel by removing the screws positioned at each corner (four screws total). On some models you may have to first remove a lower-front panel to gain access to the bottom two screws of the main front panel.

Dec 04, 2010 | General Electric WCVH6800J Front Load...

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Replace door seal


its not to easy to do but,,,
look at the bottom of the washer were the door closes the seal is held on with a spring wire,,unhook this wire and fold the seal inside the washer,,look for the inner drum there is another spring wire holding the inner part of the seal to the inner drum undo this as well,, pull old seal out through the door hole,,,now fold new seal so that the inner wire can be fitted round the new seal first to the inner drum,,then pull the new seal through the door hole and fit the outer wire to seal,,,
and then job a good un?,,, not easy a,,well i did tell you this!

Jul 12, 2010 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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Hotpoint WF340 washer machine. I have noticed the rubber seal just as you open the door has gathered water and now begins to smell, can you tell be if i can replace it, how much the part would be and how...


the door seal can be changed from the out side of the washer but its a devel of a job to do
its held on by 2 spring clips, one around the outer door seal you hook this off then you fold the seal inside out and the other spring is on the inner drum
to fit a new door seal first turn it inside out and clip the sealing spring over the inner drum, them pull the door seal over the outer caseing and put the spring round that bit,,,
net easy i sead!!!
if i were you if the old door seal is not leaking leave it be,,, just clean it up with a drop of bleach it should have drain holes in it have a look to see of there not blocked up, when ever its washing it should get flushed out every wash,, unless its blocked up,,,

Oct 26, 2009 | Washing Machines

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FRONT DOOR OF WASHER LEAKING


Hello. W/D here.

It's actually pretty easy to get it back on when you know the trick.

Since it has leaked on you, you may want to remove the seal off of the rim closest to the door and clean the rim and the sealing surface. The seal has a molded lip that fits on to a raised formed rim, and it gets pressed on snugly before the ring and spring are added. You can seat the seal by pressing on it all the way around with the palms of your hands.
To install the ring:
Start the ring 180 degrees from the spring, placing it in the groove behind the seal face. (You want to make sure that the seal is pressed back into place first). Work the ring on around the seal, until you get to mostly just the spring remaining. Now lever the spring over the lip and into the groove, using a small screwdriver, being careful not to damage the seal with the screwdriver.

Best regards, --W/D--

Aug 20, 2009 | Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer

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Large rubber door seal came apart


Yes it can be put back on without taking the drum apart. The larger end goes on the drum side. Fit larger end around drum lip make sure it seals all the way around, install spring around seal. Smaller end goes around door opening. Install seal around outter lip and install spring around seal.

Mar 05, 2009 | Kenmore 44102 Front Load Washer

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Replacing door seal


If you have refitted the door seal correctly, then what you need to do is turn back the seal in on itself, and starting at the top start feeding the spring around the recessed lip at the rear of the seal, as you progress round stretch the spring as much as you can to get it all the way round the seal, you will find it easier to do, if you can have someone to hold the spring to stop it slipping off.
It is a fiddley job and you may find it slips off part way round, then you will just have to start again.
You will find it easier to fit , if you tilt the m/c back, this will give you more room to work in.
If you have got it on properly, then you should be able to pull on the seal with out it coming off.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Jan 07, 2009 | Bosch Classixx WFO 2466 Front Load Washer

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How do you replace the door seal on a Bosch Nexxt front load washer?


Tilt the m/c back and remove the clamp securing the seal to the front of the cabinet, double the seal back inside the washer door opening, and then pull the retaining spring off the inside of the door seal which is fitted in a groove at the back of the seal.
Refit the new seal starting at the topmake sure the seal is fittef the right way up, drainage holes to the bottom.
Work the seal on all the way round the drum, and then roll the spring into the groove at the back of the seal and work it round all the way round the seal, you will find it easier if you have someone to help hold the spring in place..
Refit the seal round the front of the cabinet,and refit clamp at front.
Plz rate this solution.
Thanks.

Dec 19, 2008 | Bosch Nexxt Premium WFMC6400UC Front Load...

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Fitting door seal


this is general for fittying door boots.

on cabinet, door boot is usuallyn held by a wire ring tensioned by a small spring. prise it out with a screwdriver.

on tub, door boot is held usually by a giant hose clip for want of a better description. unscrew the tensioning screw and remove.

door boot will then pull off - just pull it off in one place then go round the circle.

to refit.

lubricate the groove in the door boot that fits on the tub with washing up liquid. insert groove on tub at any convenient place and force into position by running thumbs round it in opposite directions. this is a knack i have to say.

when on, replace the giant hose clip and tighten.

slip the outer part of the door boot on the cabinet - this is usually easy. replace the holding clip.

put onto rinse cycle to test for leaks

good luck

Jun 24, 2008 | Washing Machines

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How to replace rubber door seal


when you open the door you find a this wire clamp round the edge of the door seal, this just comes off with little force, this has to go back on obviously so don't bend it, the door seal just folds back on itself, the clamp on the drum end is often a large thin spring, and that also just pulls off, the seal then also comes away with a little pull, the new seal is fitted with the groove either side of the drum lip, then the spring is put back, take note how all is removed before working on it? the front of the seal is fitted then the wire, close the door to check a tight but easy fit, check for any leaks and correct fitting before leaving machine unattended any time, sound worse that what it actually is, if i have helped rate me,

Sep 16, 2007 | Bosch WFR 145 Front Load Washer

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