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How do you get front control cover off to help for me replacing washer front gasket

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How to Replace rubber seal on front load washer


The rubber seal on your washer and similar front loading washers is a relatively easy repair. The seal is held onto the front washer panel and the fixed inside washer drum with separate spring-loaded rings that are reusable. So, don't throw them away! You need to remove the front ring from the front panel before you can remove the front panel. With the ring removed the gasket should be pushed into the washer; noting any drain holes, so that you can reinstall the new gasket in the same orientation. Once the outer ring is removed and the front panel is out of the way, you will have access to the ring holding the gasket to the drum. After the inside ring is removed, the gasket should pull off the fixed washer drum. You are now ready to install the new replacement gasket.

The amount of disassembly of the front of the washer is your option if it interferes with the installation. The door is usually heavy and it is useful to remove it from the front panel. Usually, a couple screws holds it in place. Removal of the front panel may also involve removal of the top of the washer and moving the control panel out of the way so that you can access the screws holding the front panel onto the frame of the washer. The locking latch may have to be temporarily removed but can be left in place if you simply push the front panel out of the way to have access to the inside gasket ring. It is useful to take pictures of each stage of the disassembly process to make sure your reinstall everything as it was.

Installation of the gasket starts with reattaching it to the fixed washer drum flange and then replacing the spring-loaded ring to hold it in place. Make sure the gasket orientation matches the original position. After the gasket is attached to the drum, you can now reinstall the front panel. If you unscrewed the latch mechanism when you took off the panel, now is the time to reinstall it as it can be manually held in place behind the gasket. The door can usually remain off the front panel until installation of the gasket onto the front panel is complete. Now bring the gasket forward and reinstall it on the flange of the front panel; secure it in place with the spring-loaded ring. Your gasket is now reinstalled. Simply reinstall the door and your repair is complete.

Tools needed include a blade screwdriver to help pry the rings off the gasket seal and one or two specialty screwdrivers (usually Torx or Philips) to remove the front panel.

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I need an exploded view of a 1994 toyota 4 X 4 hub


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Exploded view of the free wheeling hub
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Turn the handle with your hand to the free position
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Note the directions in which you can turn the handle: left-free, right-lock

  1. Remove the hub cover. Set the control handle to free.
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With the handle in the free position, remove the six hub cover bolts

  1. Remove the cover mounting bolts, then pull off the cover. Remove and discard the gasket.
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Pull the cover off

  1. Remove the bolt with washer.
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Using the correct size wrench, loosen ...
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... then remove the center bolt and washer

  1. Remove the mounting nuts and washers.
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Next, remove the outside mounting nuts and washers

  1. Using a brass bar and hammer, tap on the bolt ends, then remove the cone washers.
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Using a brass bar and hammer, tap on the bolt ends ...
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... then remove the cone washers

  1. Pull off the hub body.
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The free wheeling body should come off easily; be sure to discard the old gaskets

  1. Remove and discard the gasket.

To install:

  1. Place a new gasket into position on the front axle hub. Install the free wheeling hub body with the cones washers and nuts. Tighten the nuts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  2. Install the bolt with washer, tighten to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
  3. Apply multi-purpose grease to the inner hub splines.
  4. Set the control handle and clutch to the free position.
  5. Place a new gasket into position on the cover.
  6. Install the cover to the body with the follower pawl tabs aligned with the non toothed portions of the body.
  7. Tighten the cover mounting bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).shinehutt_42.gif
  8. i hope this is what you are looking for
  9. plz vote comment and reply if need more help

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How to replace door gasket for GE WCVH6800J0mr


The front panel needs to be removed in order to replace the door gasket. This requires the removal of the top panel, control panel, service panel. Disconnect power to the machine before attempting any repair works.

Remove the 3 Phillips-head screws that attach the top cover then pull the cover rearward. It may be helpful to place a putty knife along the top seam between the cover and control panel then lightly tap it rearward. Remove the 3 hex-head screws that attach the rear of the top panel to the cabinet then slide the top panel rearward and lift the panel.
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Remove the 3 Phillips-head screws that hold the service panel to the cabinet then pull the service panel down and off the cabinet.
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Pull the dispenser out to the stop position then press down on the locking tab.
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Pull the dispenser out completely then remove the single Phillips-head screw from the control panel dispenser recess.
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Remove the 4 Phillips-head screws that attach the top of the control panel to the control panel cover.
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Lift and push forward on the control panel from inside the cabinet to release the bottom tab from the front bracket.
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Lift the top edge of the panel to disengage the 3 tabs that hold the top of the panel in place.
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Push the control panel towards the left then release the side tab. Disconnect the wire harnesses from the control panel then set the panel aside. It is recommended to take note of the connections before disconnecting to prevent messing them up upon reconnection.

Open the door then remove the 3 Phillips-head screws that hold the door lock to the front panel and remove the spring and wire from the gasket.
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Use a pair of long-nose pliers to grasp the wire hoop at the spring location and expand it to clear the door gasket and remove the spring and wire hoop.
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Peel the door gasket off the outer lip of the front panel door opening then position it behind the front panel. Close the door and remove the 4 Phillips-head screws that attach the front panel to the cabinet. Lift up then remove the front panel from the hooks.
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Once the front panel is off, pull down and disengage the gasket from the nozzle.
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Ensure that the washer is placed on the outside and that the nozzle is aligned with the indent on the inside of the gasket when reinstalling.
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Disengage the gasket from the water inlet pipe and loosen the 7-mm bolt that holds the wire and bolt assembly to the outer tub lip. Remove the wire and bolt assembly from the gasket then pull the gasket off the outer tub lip.
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Install the tub gasket on the outer tub aligning the notch in the gasket with the arrow located on the top of the outer tub lip before tightening the wire and bolt assembly.
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When reinstalling the wire and bolt, tighten it to a gap of approximately 11/4 inches. Do not over-tighten it to avoid tearing up the gasket.
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Position the door gasket inside the drum then secure the front panel back into the cabinet. Put the door gasket over the outer lip of the front panel door opening then secure it with the spring and wire hoop assembly. Start at the top then work around the gasket on both sides simultaneously until the gasket is completely secured.

Reinstall the service panel, control panel, and the top panel to complete the procedure.

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GE #WHDVH626 Front Loading Machine - Door gasket Leaks, Need to replace gasket, HOW?


Remove the top panel, the control panel, the toe panel, and the front panel to replace the door gasket. Disconnect power to the washer before servicing to avoid electric shock.

Remove the top panel by removing the top cover and the three 7-mm hex-head screws that attach the rear of the top panel to the cabinet. Remove the top cover by removing the three Phillips-head screws that hold it in place then insert a putty knife blade or similar tool along the top seam between the cover and the control panel. Lightly tap the cover off rearward; slide the top panel rearward then lift it off the cabinet.

Pull the dispenser drawer out until it stops; push down the locking tab, and then pull the dispenser drawer all the way out. Once the drawer is out, remove the Phillips-head screw from the recess of the drawer opening.

Remove the four Phillips-head screws that attach the control panel to the control panel cover. Release the tab on the right side of the control panel from the bracket inside the cabinet.

Lift the top edge of the control panel to release the three tabs that hold its top in place. Push the control panel towards the left, then release the side tab.

Label the wires and mark the connectors matching the wires before disconnecting the wires from the control panel.

Remove the three Phillips-head screws at the bottom of the toe panel holding it to the cabinet, then pull the toe panel down and off the cabinet.

Open the washer door, then remove the three Phillips-head screws holding the door switch and lock assembly to the front panel.

The door gasket is held to the lip of the door opening by a wire and a spring hidden in the fold of gasket. Grasp the wire at the spring location using a pair of needle-nose pliers and stretch the spring to clear the gasket, and then remove the wire and spring assembly. Peel off the door gasket from the lip of the door opening into the drum.

Remove the four Phillips-head screws that secure the front panel on its four corners to the cabinet. Lift up the front panel then remove it from the two hooks and all the way off the cabinet.

Pull down the top of the gasket, and then remove the nozzle from the gasket. Remove the gasket from the water inlet pipe, and then loosen the 7-mm bolt that tightens the wire holding the gasket to the outer tub lip. Take note of the position of the gasket, and then remove it and the wire from the lip of the outer tub.

Install the new gasket into the lip of the outer tub aligning the notch in the gasket with the arrow located on the top of the lip of the outer tub, and then secure it with the wire and the bolt. Do not over tighten the wire with the bolt. Allow a gap of about 1.25 inches between the ends of the wire. Over tightening the wire may tear the gasket.

Insert the nozzle into the gasket ensuring that the washer is placed on the outside and that the nozzle is aligned with the dent on the inside of the gasket. Insert the water inlet pipe into the gasket, and then put the gasket inside the drum.

Reinstall the front panel back into position on the hooks then secure it to the cabinet with the four Phillips-head screws.

Slide the toe panel up into the cabinet then secure it with the three Phillips-head screws.

Reconnect the wires to the control panel. Snap the control panel back into the cabinet, and then secure it with the screw at the recess of the drawer opening.

Slide the top panel back in place then secure its rear with the three 7mm hex-head screws to the cabinet. Reinstall the top cover and secure it the three Phillips-head screws.

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Door boot seal on a front load washer how to change


front gasket/door boot.... replacement isn't easy but do-able. first remove three screws that hold front lower panel on and remove panel (where lint filter is). then remove 3 screws that hold on top panel (screws located at rear of top of washer), next remove 3 screws on top front of washer, then remove 4 screws that secure the contol panel. you must remove the washer door at this point, just a few screws and pin hold the door on. now, remove control panel by gently pulling the top away from the washer, it's held by a few plastic snaps. then, remove three screws that secure front panel of washer. now you're ready to remove the old boot/gasket. first look toward lower right side of gasket and pull the spring and remove wire that secures front of gasket. next... at about 3 o'clock on the gasket you'll find a longer screw (about 3 inches) that secures the rear of the gasket. loosen this screw until you can remove the gasket. remove the water inlet and hose from the boot/gasket.... now remove gasket from washer. you're ready to install new boot/gasket. find the small triangle on the new gasket and line this up w/the triangel at the top of wash tub. begin working the gasket onto the lip of tub, make sure to align the triangle and water outlets of the gasket w/the triangle and outlets of the washer tub. once back of gasket is on install the rear wire holder and tighten screw to former tightness. now work front of gasket onto the lip of washer, install spring wire to secure the front. place water inlet and hose into respective holes on the gasket. put front panel back on, put door on, put control panel on, put top on... and wash. like i said, not easy but do-able... i completed it in 1.5 hrs w/no instruction.

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Is there ANY way to remove the gasket from a frigidaire GLTF2940ES front load washer???? It is absolutely covered with mold, it is moldy underneath, my clothes smell disgusting!!! I want to clean...


yes there is way
How to remove and replace the drum gasket on the Frigidaire -Front Load Washer with notes on tub bearing replacement and inner drum replacement....

for all the detailed instructions
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Replace the machine with a top loader and you'll never have a leaking gasket again! Worked at National Linen for a while and the floors had drains in them and were always wet! Needless to say the pros have the same problem you do! ;)

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remove top cover by 3 screws on rear then 3 screws in plastic control panel back. remove screws holding console on, lift up to remove, screw in dispenser area as well. remove lower kick panel and lower front panel screws. remove door lock screws and wire clip around boot. remove 2 upper front panel screws. there is another wire clip around boot at tub.

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I have seen a reference to a solution posted by john_in_erie on how to install a new gasket on ge front loading washing machine WSXH208A but i am unable to find this particular post - could someone please...


I've been looking too. And finally found it! john_in_erie
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Rating: 98%, 12 votes Replacing gasket is fairly simple - need 2 people. UNPLUG FIRST - 1. Remove the plastic cover on top of machine that is mounted to back of control panel. 2. remove dispenser - push down on tab at back and it will slide all the way out. 3. Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom. 4. Remove 3 screws holding top panel on back of machine and slide cover back approximately 1 inch and lift off. 5. Remove the 3 screws that hold the control panel on - note these are different type of screw so keep track of which screw goes where - one of the screws is next to dispenser opening. Once this is done you can reach in to machine and disengage locking tab on right side under "washer temp" - have someone hold this part aside if you do not want to disconnect the cables. 6. Remove spring loaded wire securing door seal to front cover. 7. Remove the the 4 screws holding the front cover on. This item is a bit heavy so be careful. Disconnect the three door latch wire harness and place this aside. 8. On the right side of the gasket you will find the clamp screw that holds the seal to the drum - loosen this screw almost all the way and remove this wire clamp. carefully remove the two tube connections and remove the gasket completely. Take note how these were installed before removing. Now you can carefully clean the gasket seats on the drown and door and replace the gasket and reverse the steps to put the machine together. While you have the covers off it would make sense to remove and clean the pump strainer mounted on the lower cross support - this can be messy with lots of water coming out so go slowly and have plenty of towels and a shallow pan to catch the water with. HOPE this helps.

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Torn gasket on a front load ge washer


Not too hard or technical. I followed John in Erie's instructions:

Replacing gasket is fairly simple - need 2 people. UNPLUG FIRST - 1. Remove the plastic cover on top of machine that is mounted to back of control panel. 2. remove dispenser - push down on tab at back and it will slide all the way out. 3. Remove lower front cover by removing 3 screws holding it on bottom. 4. Remove 3 screws holding top panel on back of machine and slide cover back approximately 1 inch and lift off. 5. Remove the 3 screws that hold the control panel on - note these are different type of screw so keep track of which screw goes where - one of the screws is next to dispenser opening. Once this is done you can reach in to machine and disengage locking tab on right side under "washer temp" - have someone hold this part aside if you do not want to disconnect the cables. 6. Remove spring loaded wire securing door seal to front cover. 7. Remove the the 4 screws holding the front cover on. This item is a bit heavy so be careful. Disconnect the three door latch wire harness and place this aside. 8. On the right side of the gasket you will find the clamp screw that holds the seal to the drum - loosen this screw almost all the way and remove this wire clamp. carefully remove the two tube connections and remove the gasket completely. Take note how these were installed before removing. Now you can carefully clean the gasket seats on the drown and door and replace the gasket and reverse the steps to put the machine together. While you have the covers off it would make sense to remove and clean the pump strainer mounted on the lower cross support - this can be messy with lots of water coming out so go slowly and have plenty of towels and a shallow pan to catch the water with. HOPE this helps.

I bought my part at Appliance Zone. From what I paid and how long it took to get to me, I should have just bought it locally for a little more and had it delivered a lot sooner. Replacement took an hour and a half.

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