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Bearing replacement hi all, our whirlpool AWM8121 has a noisy bearing i have taken the back cover off removed belt and pully but what do i do next also what price would the new bearing cost? thanks Peter

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  • Carmen Mikulic May 11, 2010

    hi there,



    could you provide me with the complete model # please?



    thanks,

    c

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