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Need to remove the rubber seal from my lg front load wahser

Need to remove the moldy rubber seal from myLG front load washer ane replace in with a new one

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Why replace seal just clean it much easier there are some really good cleaners on the market but if you realy want to replace remove wire band around seal you will see this around the outer diameter with a tension spring attached pry of carefully lift the top and do the same at other end make sure to turn of power take very good note so you will know how to put back together

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