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Maytag neptune washer

Approx 10 yrs. old at the end of a wash cyle we smelled burning rubber, went into the laundry room and smoke was coming from the washer. called the repair man and he said that it probably had a leaking seal and that it probably will need new bearings and seal for approx $900. do you agree????

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Yes, but 900 is a little high for my area. is it loud in spin now? the seal can be replaced for about 50-80 part labor is 1 to 3 hours. if you just smelled the smoke and it is not loud you are ok for a long time, reduce load size and it will probly be ok for some time

Posted on May 16, 2008

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