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How do I oil a top load washer transmission?

I need a diagram of where it needs to be oiled at, the transmission>

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Sorry, there is no place to oil a washer transmission. They are built with a lifetime supply of oil inside. Same with the bearings.

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its a common problem and if your clothes are getting oil spots on them its a term known as "wash-back",the cause is the top transmission seal is bad and letting its oil out and into the wash water,it needs replacing,very labor intensive as you need to remove both inner and outer tube and remove transmission top to replace it,its cheaper to replace the whole ****** or the machine depending on how old and its use and shape

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Oil stains inside of washer on the aggitator.


The transmission seal has gone bad. That typically happens when the bearing wears and becomes "sloppy", putting pressure on the seal. If you're getting oil OUT of the transmission, you could be getting water IN, which is pushing the oil out or the oil could be coming out just because of heat. Either way, you'll need a transmission.

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I am finding oil under my washer.


your transmissions lower oil seal is leaking and needs to be replaced,if the top seal goes,you will start to see oil droplets on your clothes when washed and this is called "wash-back"

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Hi! GE top load washer model number wwse5240 is leaving grease stains inside the machine after laundering and of course on clothes. Not sure how old this machine is.


Your transmission is leaking oil. It's probably 10 to 15 years old for the transmission to be leaking. It can be replaced but it's not a small job. Part 320 in this diagram is your transmission. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5224109&diagram_id=22255027#d22255027

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NEED TO KNOW THE TYPE OIL IN THE TRANSMISSION OF WASHER


First, see the Sears parts site for your washer.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getModel!retrieve.pd?modelNumber=+110.26912691

You'll see part numbers and prices for oil.

When we had to tear out transmission apart (3 times) we did some research and found that basic 80-90 weight non-detergent gear oil (available much cheaper than Sears oil at most auto parts stores) works for these transmissions.


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Oil driping from motor assembly puddling under


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (###.#######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

It's quite possible that the cover plate on the transmission is leaking.

Pulling the transmission and taking the cover off is a bit of a messy jobv but not too difficult. It holds about 15 oz. of 80-90 weight gear oil.

See the following for how to pull the transmission.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=137&osCsid=4abf73fe1a2397664d30a764bcbf56b4

You don't have to remove the tub to pull the transmission.

Pull the transmission, remove the clutch (there is a spring clip that holds the clutch on the main agitator shaft), remove the 8 screws carefully the transmission holds 14 - 15Oz of oil

If the top of the case is leaking, you might try a gasket / sealer available at most auto repair / parts shops.

While you have the top off of the transmission, you might also want to check the condition of the plastic parts in the transmission itself.

Following is the Whirlpool / Kenmore PDf on how the transmission works and the parts inside it.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/2550f737b3129b0c85256b0600504738/$FILE/787772%20%234.pdf



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All washer machines have a "transmission" - just like a car these units have oil in them and when the seals that protect the oil from going to our clothes is breake, oil finds its way to your clothes.
Transmission needs to be replaced.

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My washer has had streaks of grease coming from under the agitator. It is getting on my clothes and I cannot remove it. I took the agitator off and the inside of it is coated with this grease (black,...


GE style washer Common problems: - greeseOil on the clothes or floor. In most cases a new transmission will be required. You can rebuild the Trans for oil on the floor, but I find it best just to replace the transmission with a rebuilt one = less problems and faster repair. I have a parts breakdown of the old style transmission here. How to access the washer information.
Change transmission in GE washer-Take transmission out for repairs. - Unplug washer. Remove agitator from washer by pulling straight up on it, some agitators have a bolt under the cap, remove cap and look for a bolt first. Remove the agitator bearing from transmission hub. Get top up by pressing on 2 clips located about 6 in in from side between top and cabinet. Putty knife or flat blade screwdriver works well here. Take the filter flow tube off. Lift top. Remove three bolts holding basket to hub, and use a 12 POINT 1/2" socket to remove the bolts. Lift basket out of washer. Remove the two clamps holding the black boot to the tub and to the transmission. There are six bolts holding the transmission in the washer. Remove the bolts and lift transmission out of the machine.
To replace bottom seal - Turn trans. upside down in a bucket, put in vice, etc. Remove the nut holding the drive pulley on. Take drive pulley off. You can now pry the oil seal out of the trans. bottom and replace. If you wish to put the proper amount of oil in the trans. you will need to remove the bottom cover. Unless you have lost a great deal of oil, I would bypass this. I would estimate the oil loss and put in a lesser amount through the opening where you will be putting the new seal. When replacing the pulley, do not turn the nut holding pulley on. Hold nut stationary and turn pulley in the direction that nut will tighten. This will keep you from separating the hub, torque spring, and drive collar in the transmission. If you see evidence of water in the transmission, my recommendation would be to purchase a rebuilt transmission and repair in that manner. You may wish to do this regardless of the condition of the trans. You will receive a one year warranty with the rebuilt trans. I have a parts breakdown here for the transmission if you need it.
Usually you have to only add a little oil to replace what was lost...not much...really!!
The oil used is a Non-detergent, Gear oil approximately 90 weight. The main pulley seal is WH8X281 and foam nut seal is part # WH2X671.

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