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A round metal piece(wire) the same size as the opening of the washer came off during the cycle. now the washer won't close.

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  • snha Dec 31, 2010

    is the boot the whole rubber seal with the metal rim and hook?

  • snha Dec 31, 2010

    i was not able to get the metal ring on . i couldnt find an area that was thick enough for the spring but the washer now works. is the wire there just for stability and can i use the washer safely without the metal piece?

  • snha Dec 31, 2010

    it doesnt seem as if the spring will fit in the seal. if i had to buy a replacement piece, does it come with the wire/spring in place already? is there any specific part of the seal where the spring goes?

  • snha Dec 31, 2010

    Yes

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You will need to replace the boot.The boot is held on by a spring that stretches around the outside of the seal. The seal simply hooks on to a small lip so all you need to do is start in one spot and push it down and away. Then just work it around like removing a bike tire until it is fully removed. Be careful of the spring. It is hooked together so it may unhook once some of the tension is removed and snap around.

It is not a big deal to replace this part, you are doing the right thing leaving it open as they tend to mould up if left shut.
Here is a link to Bosch so you may order the correct part.

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    Richard Roth Dec 31, 2010

    Yes, the boot/seal/bellow is consist of the seal and the ring. It's simple to change out. If you look at the seal real good and you don't see any rips or holes in it, you may be able to reattach the ring and it should seal well. If not, order the part from the link I posted previously.



    Have a great New Years!

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 31, 2010

    It may work for awhile but sooner or later it will start to leak from around the seal.

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 31, 2010

    It comes with the spring in place. Then you just work it on a little at a time. You could probably get the other one on if you took the boot all the way off. If its not leaking now, I would just order a new one and replace it.

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