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How do you replace the drum bearing from the rear or must you remove the drum from the front on a stacked washer and dryer

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You have to replace the bearing from the front and that means taking the drum out from the front. The bearing is bolted in from the inside so there is no way to replace it from the back. Take the front off and take the drum out and you will see the bearing assembly that is held in by some 5/16 screws remove the screws and the whole bearing assembly should come out allowing you to put the new bearing in.

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