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The seal around the front of the tub has a chunck missing. is this part hard to replace?

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If it is a small hole, try repairing it with black silicon glue. Clean the area with alcohol first, and allow 24 hours for the glue to set up before use. If it does need to be replaced, it is glued to the outer drum (inside the cabinet) and also to the door opening in the cabinet. It's not hard, but is tedious to remove the old part, clean the old adhesive, use automotive contact cement (weather strip cement) to coat the rubber and tub faces first, set the boot in correctly (it should be keyed) after an initial drying period, the do the same with the outer rubber and cabinet opening.

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Is repair time and parts extensive for this type of repair? Kenmore Front Load Model# 110.45986401


Confirm that it is not the door seal. The door seal can easily be replaced and the parts are available.

You would expect that any water leaking around the door seal would migrate down to the lowest part of the tub leaving the appearance that the leak is where the two half's of the tub are joined by the retaining clips
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Replacing the seal between the two tub half's is a different story as compared to the door seal. The tub seal is definitely do-able, but not for the faint of heart!!
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If the leak is very very small I might wait until a major overall is require such as the tub seal/bearing. If I chose to wait I would monitor the situation.

Inspect the area at the hub of the pulley looking for streaks of rust.. If there is an indication that water is leaking past the basket tub seal than doing an over hall now may included front door seal, tub seal, bearing and basket seal replacement.

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My dishwasher is leaking from the bottom of the front door. I can't seem to get to the drain filter. Can that be removed? I think there may be a clog in it.


If the leak is from the bottom of the front door than it is most likely the door seal. If the leak is from beneath the unit and appearing to leak out from the front there are many sources for the water.

Check the seal around the door. It may have some residue that has collected prohibiting the seal. The water in the machine actually sits in a tub. The seal on the door prohibits the water leaking as the spray arm rotates.

To test the door seal start the cycle and stop the unit as soon as the machine begins the spray cycle. Open the door and observe that the tub is full but still below the edge. Dry the seal around the door. Place colored paper towels or cloth beneath the door as close to the door seal as possible, Continue with the cycle and observe for water leaks. Stop allow the unit to sit a few seconds open door and observe the seal. You are looking for the location that it is leaking.

If you can confirm that the seal is leaking you can purchase replacement seals, On some models they can be easily replaced.

In my experience I have not seen a filter in the return line. If there is a blocked return hose the unit would not leak. The tub would remain filled after the cycle. There is an overflow switch that prohibits the tub from overfilling if the tub has not emptied between cycles.

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The tub seal is the most common thing that causes Maytag washers to leak. This is unfortunate because the tub seal is an expensive repair job and not one I would suggest doing yourself. I say this because it is complicated and requires special tools to perform this job. To check if the tub seal is bad, first remove the front panel by removing the two screws from the bottom of the front panel. If you have a newer model, prize the bottom clips with a screwdriver. Then pull the bottom of the panel until the top clips release. Then start the washer and watch for a leak around transmission where it goes through the tub. If it does leak then the tub seal is bad and needs replacing. If you have the tool or willing to buy it click here for instructions on how to replace the tub seal. If the tub seal doesn't, leak you probably found the leak while performing this test.

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How to change doorseal on zwf1221w


The procedure is as follows to replace the door seal ,but it is not easy. Unplug the appliance from the wall socket.
Take the top off the appliance and open the door.
Remove the plastic seal retainer and peel the seal off the front panel.
The seal to tub is held by a spring.
Just pull hard on the old seal and it will come off, you'll then find the spring in the groove of the seal.
 
Putting it back on is a nightmare.
Put some washing up liquid around the part of the seal that fits to the tub, this will help it slip on.
Tip the machine back about 30 to 40 degrees, this will give an inch or two more room for your hands.
Fit the seal to the tub, now the struggle begins. You have to fit the spring.
Fit this around the top, then make a wedge with kitchen towel and jam it in between the front weight and the seal, this will jam the spring in place at this point. You can now use two hands to put the seal on.
For getting parts you can get it from www.repairclinic.com
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2 tubs used on these-one has screw going around the middle of the tub to split in half/the other is a sealed tank which means you have to replace tub-if you have a filter under the front kick strip then its the sealed tub

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sorry to tell you but it's very hard and i would suggest calling an expert. before u do push up on the inside of the tub to check for slack. if you feel looseness or a gap up and down(like the tub is loose at the back) you may have a support bearing going out and may have caused the front boot seal to leak. now we are getting into some serious money so wiegh it carefully. :)

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