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My 4 year old Whirlpool duet washer main bearing is broken--is it worth fixing or should I just replace the washer?

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  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Who diagnosed the bearing as being bad? Are you sure it's a bearing? If you're talking about the rear tub bearing, this is very maintenance intensive job, that requires the replacement of the rear tub shell and tub seal at a minimum. Depending on the wear, you may also require replacement of the front tub shell, spinner bracket, spinner basket, pulley and/or drive belt. All together with labor charges, I've seen this repair job exceed $900. If you have a maintenance plan or extended warranty this repair would be covered under normal wear and tear. I know it's discouraging, but I hope this provides with some answers you were looking for.

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    tub bearings noisy and need replacement

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I do hope that you have been using he detergent if not it will take the bearing out, if you have then the bearing just went bad i would call whirlpool at 800-874-4698 they may be able to offer assistance if you dont have an extended contract on the washer

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