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Whirlpool Front load washer, tear in the boot that the door close


The front door seal is referred to as the "bellow". They do wear out with age and also become mishapened from repeated pressure from the door being closed. Over time the bellow can stretch or develop rips and tears and begin to leak. If the bellow is leaking, or no longer sealing correctly, the following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574186-installing_a_door_bellow_on_a_front_load


Replacement parts (if required) can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

All these sites are reputable and offer great service with competitive pricing, so shop and compare. The first three sites I listed also include helpful exploded view parts diagrams to assist you in locating and properly identifying the parts you need.

If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

NOTE: If you leave the door OPEN between washes this will help prevent constant pressure on the door seal which can stretch it out of shape over time. It is also beneficial to allow the wash tub to air out to prevent mold and mildew from forming. Also DO NOT overload the washer. This can contribute to premature wear of the door bellow and cause rips and tears.

Apr 08, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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I pulled bellow boot out from door with the bellow clamp


you can try to do it from inside but difficult if you never have done it

Jan 09, 2010 | Kenmore HE2 Plus Front Load Washer

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Boot rips


The door bellow on front loaders do wear out and require replacement. However, overloading the washer can contribute to premature wear or rips and tears due to items getting caught in the seal. If the bellow is ripped, it will require replacing or the washer will leak. The following link explains step-by-step how to install a door bellow on a Kenmore Elite front loader:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385210-replacing_door_bellow_kenmore_elite

Read through the link provided and let me know if you have any questions.

NOTE: There is another method you may try as well. Although I do not prefer this next method because these washing machines are very heavy, an alternative way of replacing the door bellow is to remove the lower toe panel and tilt the washer back at a 45 degree angle instead of removing the washer front panel. If you use this method, make sure it rests against the wall and will not tip forward. This allows the wash tub to drop down and away from the front panel and gives you access to the the rear bellow clamp through the bottom. This can save you some time.

If you would like some helpful exploded view diagrams of your washer that you can reference, you can use any of these web sites:

searspartsdirect.com
appliancepartspros.com
pcappliancerepair.com

Just use your model number to begin your search criteria.

If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Nov 30, 2009 | Kenmore 3.8 cu. ft. HE3 Front Load Washer

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Kenmore elite duet 410 metal wire for gasket came off


is it a metal wire connected at bottom with a 2-3inch spring???? is so it secures the "bellow to the front lip of the machine. youlll need to stretch it over the front "bellow lip after installing the "bellow"

Jan 27, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Kenmore Elite Front Load Washer


The rubber boot is called the "door bellow". The following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385210-replacing_door_bellow_kenmore_elite

If the bellow is not ripped or torn, you probably will NOT have to replace it. If the front bellow clamp (wire hoop) is the only thing that came loose, you will need to reseat the bellow around the door frame opening and reinsert the bellow clamp. The link explains this in Step 12 (I suggest you use a second set of hands to assist you). Now...if the bellow is torn, or if the clamp is damaged, you will need replacment parts. Let me know if you require additional assistance. I hope this helps you.

Oct 10, 2008 | Washing Machines

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I ordered a new bellow for my whirpool duet front loader washer. where can i find out how to replace the part. when the part came from the internet, there weren't any instructions. i want to replace the...


ok karl remove front spring around front outside of bellows pull bellows away from inlet tube on upper right corner is a screw 7 mm i believe although 9/32 will work losen screw and remove band through front opening remove boot reinstall in reverse ..have fun getting bellows around drum opening takes a little patience and putting outside spring back on can break a nail

Jun 18, 2008 | Washing Machines

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Replacing bellows on Whirlpool Duet HT model GHW9400PL0


I have not seen a tech sheet (or service manual) that details how to remove one of these. Basically, once you have your replacement boot (availible at local parts stoares or from the manufactures web site on line), You can follow these steps:
1 - Remove the front clamp. (a silver peice of wire with a spring at the botom) A small flat head screwdriver will let you pull it off.
2 - You will have a clamp on a hose that comes from the dispenser to the boot on some models that you will have to disconnect.
3 - There is a second clamp on the tub side itself. Remove it by using a short phillips head screw driver to unscrew it.
4 - remove the boot
5 - Reverse the procedure making sure to line the new boot up at the top. (there is a arrow that needs to be ligned up on the tub and the boot.
Taking the lower front panel off can give you a bit more room to work. You can take it off by removing the screws at it's bottom.

Jun 14, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Kenmore 44082 Front Load - Door Leak


you did fine several companies built kenmore for sears yours looks like a frigidaire on some models there is a problem with water collecting at the bottom of the door where the bellows or boot is and leak to correct this they came out with a new boot that has a channel at the bottom with three holes in it so the trapped water can drain back into the tub the parts kit for that is 5303937187 now on washers with rubber boots its recommend that you shut the door with a little force to make sure it closes tight against the boot sorry about the letters they came with the part number you might want to call kenmore parts to ask about the boot kit if i was there i could tell you but it looks like a frigidaire to me

Mar 12, 2008 | Kenmore 44072 Front Load Washer

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How to replace the door bellows seal ?


did hte rear clamp come off or just the front spring. assuming its just front spring.carefully reinstall the boot over the front lip assy . easy enough!!here comes the fun!! the spring itself goes to the bottom of the rim.So hang the wire over the top of bellow and feed into the lip evenly as you go down both sides as soon as you get your hands to the 9oclock and 3 oclock positon I then change grip on the spring (use the tips of my fingers palms facing front assy and strech whole pushing down and in. I used to find small spring style clamps would work great for holding the wire in place till it would "pop" into place. a third hand is also very useful to hold in place .

Mar 12, 2008 | Washing Machines

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LG INTELLO WASHER WM-11150FB


the bellow or door boot is what i assume were talkin about.and needs replacing cause its ripped correct? peel back front rim of bellow and is secured by a spring clampremove clamp and it is then attached by a larger clamp to outer tub assy, might be some work but youl get it

Feb 24, 2008 | Washing Machines

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