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Maytag washer tub seal bearing kit - grease?

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I am replacing the tub seal and bearing kit (204013)on a seven year old Maytag washing machine. The bearing is shapedlike an empty toilet paper roll (about 3" long). Should this bearingbe greased before installation? If so, with what type of grease.

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  • harmon22 Nov 24, 2008

    We have a Maytag washer, model #LAT7300AAW, serial numer A4123070-FO. The tub seal is leaking. Where can I purchase a kit to replace the seal, bearing, and nut? Thanks.

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How do i change bearings and shaft ona maytag washer model# mvwb300wq0

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  • Rick Plochocki Nov 01, 2012

    how do i change bearings and shaft ona maytag washer model# mvwb300wq0

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SOURCE: Maytag MAV7200 Washer......needs seal and bearing kit

I HAD TO REPLACE THE SPIN BEARING ON MY MAYTAG ATLANTIS WASHER MAV9750,
it was making a loud noise during sin cycle, like a bad bearing would
make, jet engine kind of noise, i did replace the bearing and made a web
site with pictures on how to do it, since it almost takes all the parts
out, it will show you how to get to most of the parts in the machine, and
i also included links for downloading the repair manual, and parts at
appliance parts pros web site
http://maytagwasherrepair.googlepages.com/index.html

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Outer tub bearings are gone

My bearings went out too and I found this site http://www.neptunebearing.com/ Ordered the bearings and the Tony Tool. My son and I replaced the bearings in about 2 hours!

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Neptune bearing noise

John,

What are the first two numbers of your serial number i.e.10 through 17. I’m an owner like you not a repair person….. but I have a very good feel for machine issues and the repair of the machine. See my ratings under this nick name FAV6800AWDIY and my old original nick name dh1200s.

The biggest problem with FIXYA is they don’t ask the user for Model or S/N of the machine. I can’t believe how many professional repair folks jump in with comments and they have no clue as to what machine is being discussed.

You may end up going with a replacement if it’s the Outer Tub Bearings. I would remove the tub and try to replace before I would junk a $1000 but that’s me you would need to decide. This a weak repair area for me I have not replaced the outer tub bearings on any of the three FAV66800A’s I own but I feel confident I could do it. I buy these cheap and repair for resale.

Have you had the Clutch Pulley removed/replaced in the past for dC or uC error code failure in Spin Cycle?

I would drop the Clutch Pulley out and clean up/re-lube the One-Way Roller Clutches and check for signs of a tub seal leak. Then with the Clutch Pulley out spin up the Wash Basket CCW as fast as you can by hand and listen for bearing noise of the Outer Tub Bearings. Let’s make sure the One-Way Roller clutch bearing is not the bearing noise source. See this post for removing the clutch and doing maintenance and replacement. Clutch Fix Post

I have to post rest of this comment as a comment. This forum is not geared up for DIY responses.


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