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Whirlpool AWO D/4505 - How do I split / remove drum to change drum bearings ?

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  • tony_cole199 Aug 03, 2010

    Whirlpool AWO D/4505 washing machine. I need to find out how to split the outer drum to be able to remove the inner drum to change the bearings. The outer drum is constructed from two plastic mouldings, pushed together. There doesnot appear to be any fixings ie screws / bolts holding the two parts together. I have tried levering apart, but no movement. Is there a technique for splitting the outerdrum on this model of washing machine?

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  • tony_cole199 Aug 03, 2010

    The outer drum on the washing machine in question is made from plastic, and the two parts appear to be pressed together. Current use uf wide bladd screwdrivers to lever apart is having no affect, apart from damaging the drum where the to parts **** together. How do I split them to get to the inner drum.

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