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Has anyone determined what the drum bearings are (where they can be bouhgt) for the GE front load washer model WBVH 6240F? GE wants to sell the entire rear drum assembly for seeral hundred dollars to replace these, but others have been able to replace their bearings on non-GE front loaders. Also, are the bearings (and rear drum) in common with a particular Frigidaire model? Thanks Bob

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Maybe contacr GE, u idiot

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