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Replacement grease for drum shaft seal

I removed my drum to extract a "underwire" that departed a garment and got stuck in the spokes behind the drum. In the course of this the grease sealing the shaft became contaminated with grit (corrosion on the spokes) and was wiped off.

What should I use for replacement grease on the shaft at the seal? Frigidaire doesn't appear to list this as a part. I know it needs to be both water resistant and stay put well enough to not soil clothing. I'm considering trying non-silicone plumbers grease if I can't get anything else.

Regards, ks

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Found some grease in drum comeing out of agitator shaft

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You really dont have to use any at all unless you have removed all of it.Remember 99% of these bearings are self lubricating.

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