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Springs how to place the springs on the outer tub

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In order the replace the springs on the outer tub no special tool required, just a little patience and finesse. thinking there are 6 springs? you need to hook them 2 to a hole on bottom of machine, i usually set them all up before starting except for one of the front ones. you use the front spring as your spring tool. with the spare spring youll be able to grab the spring and pull it up and into the hole in the tub, starting with back springs working froward. when its time to secure the final spring i usually use a length of cord kept in my tool bag for this reason.

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SOURCE: Washer Tub Gasket

remove gasket from cabinet - just held onto cabinet by a simple clamp and fold gasket inside drum. this will give you enough room to access the retainer. you may find it easier to remove the top as well

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