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My bearings went out out on our neptune. The

My bearings went out out on our neptune. The repairman who looked at it told me the labor in replacing them was very expensive and recommended that I replace the machine.
I recently replaced the board and wax motor.
Please let me know your recommendtions.
The washer is about 10 years old.
Thanks, Elizabeth

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It is a complete tear down to replace the main tub bearing. The bearing comes pressed in the rear shell, oversized shipping on part. If the inner basket spindle is froze or badly pitted or groved it is another expensive part, The repair is about two or three hours depending on how easy things come apart and how much working room there is if it is done in your house. So yes it is expensive to repair, and not a easy decision,
good luck

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