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I have a replacement gasket to put on my front loading Bosch washer. It came with 2 spring clamps. I can see where the front one goes but where does the rear one go? I can't see or feel the current one and I don't want to take off the old gasket before I know if I can do the replacement job or not.

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Rear clamp goes from tub to gasket ...remove old gasket u will find spring on outer edge//// after fitting new gasket start 2 fit spring from top once fitted at top have someone hold screwdriver or wedge of some type at top while u work ure way around gasket

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