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Bearing kit? hi im trying to replace my bearings in my hotpoint aquarius extra (wma44) ive got the old ones out but i want some advice on putting the new ones in as i dont want to put them in wrong any advice (step-by-step) would be greatfull many thanks.

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  • do-it-urself Jan 16, 2008

    well the old ones came out in pieces apart from the back one so is there a special way to put them in and where does the spring go before the bearings or after the bearings and what about the seal.

    once there in does the spindle just push straight through.

    thanks for the help.

    tony.

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When you re-install the bearings make sure you use a good red appliance grease it is for high temp high speed use. Use a good amount of it then install the bearings the same way you took them out.

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