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I have Maytag LAT2500AAE. I took off the front cover and I see water leaking from the tub bearing during the rinse cycle. I think I need the Tub Bearing Repair Kit PS60151. Is this a difficult job? Thanks Greg

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  • timturpin Jun 29, 2008

    Exact same issue. Same model number, same leak. It was intermittant at first but now is happening on every load. I was looking at trying part number PS60151 and PS65335 just to cover any surprises once I get into it, but time may be a factor in my deciding whether or not to attempt the repair. I'm now going to look for recall info.

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Tub bearing replacement on ANY Maytag can be difficult. Even for experienced technicians, it can take 1 to 2 hours as long as there are no surprises (corrosion, stubborn bolt etc). Also, all Maytag washers require specialized tools for removing certain components of the machine.

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