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The drum on my duet washer separated from the boot gasket. The primary cause was overloading the machine with heavy rugs that should have been taken to a commercial laundry. Should a person who is reasonably competent mechanically be able to change the gasket? Could the weight of rugs have caused additional damage such as a bent axel on the drum or stripped bearings?

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