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Seal around tub - Bosch 3.81 cu ft WFMC530 1UC Nexxt 500 Plus Series Washer

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2. Take the new tub seal and locate the center mark. This is usually a small paint spot or small groove. If there is no center mark on the seal, fold it in half and mark this spot with your fingers.
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