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Rubber door seal is loose from drum

Can't figure out how to reconnect

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It has a metal ring on it
losen from door end first

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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As it spins very slowly back and forth it also makes the grinding squeeking noise.


Hi Robert.
What you describe sound like a distorted drum and/or collapsed bearings. The grinding noise is typical of bearings which are worn out, and the squeaking can come from the drum rubbing on the door seal.
Check if the inner drum is loose and flops up and down. Also spin the drum by hand and see if it's touching the rubber door seal anywhere. If it spins freely but make a growling noise your bearings need to be replaced..
Neither of these situations are good. A serviceman is probably required to know for sure.
Good luck.
Nomess


Check that drum (2nd below) is not rubbing on this door seal
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Drum should rotate quietly and smoothly

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My washing machine is leaking


Through the door? Where is it coming from?

If door, check the rubber seals are ok and not torn, broken or perished.
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GE Profile front loader washing machine is leaking front of door, believe the problem is the rubber washer ring, however can this be replaced?


Hello, this is usually the door seal, most machine incorporate a one piece combined door seal and outer drum seal(often just called a DOOR GASKET), the door seal are put in on the front panel first in the factory, then the drum assembly is put in and the seal pushed over the outer drum. This means a lot of stripping down has to be done just to replace the drum to the door seal.
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After my washer spends the rubber comes


Do you mean the door seal has come loose.

Disconnect the machine from the power. Open top hatch by removing two screws in the back and sliding top lid back and up to remove.

Check down from the top of the machine and feel around the door seal. Make sure there are no holes or tears in the seal. Try and refit seal. there is a metal ring around the drum and also around the front panel where the door seal joins. Make sure the are tight and fit in properly.

Let me know if I didnt understand the problem.

Good luck.
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I replaced the rubber part around the drum and now it wont turn on


hi there........its quite likley when you were fitting the new door seal...you disconnected the door switch to facilitate the removal of the front panel...and you havent reconnected it

regards Sir Galahad

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LG washer, rubber burning smell


Did you get this seal problem resolved, by yourself or did you call in a repair-person? If you did it yourself, was it difficult? Same problem found 12/17/10 - Thank you

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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.

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Washer door seal is loose


The rubber seal fits over the lip around the door opening. Carefully seat the rubber seal all the way around the door opening first. Then, place the wire hoop in the crease where the rubber seal fits over the lip. Insert the hoop with the spring pointing at the bottom. Starting at the top and work your way around the door opening to the 4 and 8 o'clock positions. While holding the hoop in place, stretch the spring apart enough to allow the rest of the hoop to snap into the crease at the bottom of the door opening. You may need a second pair of hands to help you with this. Good luck and I hope this helps you.

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