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Washer leaking from bottom of tub

My Frigidair washer is leaking from the bottom of tub. looks to be a seal. i took out the inner tub already. can you tell me hoe to replace the seal between the motor and the tub? iguess that is where the leak is coming from. Thanks.

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    How do it replace the center post gasket on Frigidaire top load washing machine?
    I took the front panel off the washer and I can see the water leaking from underneath in the middle where the drive shaft goes in to the tub.


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If you have the tub out the seal can be removed by taking the brass ring off the shaft, its on top of the seal, then grab the seal with a pliers or pry it out with a screwdriver etc. The new seal will cost about $40-$50. when you put the new seal in put the rubber part on first, careful to not tear it on the slot cut in the shaft to mount the basket. Next put the old brass ring on top of the new one, use this to push the new ring on, this will help get it over the notch for mounting the basket. When the new ring is ontop of the seal remove the old ring, reassemble, check for leaks.

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