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Rubber door seal problem

I have a Whirlpool AWG 7661 front loading washing machine. The rubber door seal has come away from the drum allowing washing to pick up dirt. Cannot find a way of refixing seal. Help!

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In my 13.5 years experience I have never experienced a door seal coming away from the drum!!!
If this was the case then you would have a major water leak!!!

Does the door seal look twisted at all?
Have a good look at the seal. Is there any black mold on the seal?

If the seal has come off then I would need to guide you through the refit process.

Please email me on: aardvark.repairs@btinternet.com and I will email you back my phone number

Regards

Aardvark Repairs

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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