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I need to remove the bearings from the drum of my washing machine how do i do it

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Its not impossible but a real battle without the correct tools. If at the back of your washer, you have the main arm assembly, then firstly remove the belt and then the pulley.Undo the nuts holding the assembly and in short, pull that assembly off by pulling it towards yourself. Once off, you will see the bearings and seal that need to be replaced. Once done, reassemble carefully and god luck.

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