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BOSCH WASHING MACHINE RETAINING SPRING FOR FRONT DOOR GASKET

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I saw your answer and wondered if you could help. On my Bosch washing machine - front loader. For some reason the retaining ring/spring came off the front gasket. Nothing seems broken so I think I should be able to just put the retainer back, but it is very tricky to do. Do you have any hints or clues to this puzzle?

I very much appreciate your help

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  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    It doesn't make sense to me that you would have to disassemble the entire washer just to replace this spring. The spring is located around the entire gasket to hold it to the the front of the washer. Mine just came off and my daughter and I have been trying to replace it so we can continue doing our laundry. We have a WFMC 5301UC. Does anyone know why this would come off to begin with? We tried to stretch the spring around again, but it appears that it needs a special tool to do the job. We get it almost back and it comes back out of the rubber channel.

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It is very hard to get the ring on front load washers,
it is much easier to remove the top. bottom and the front control panel
then the door and support panel.
now you have access.
some times you have to remove the counter weight in some models before putting on the ring.
if you can do it without removing these items you are very very good.

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