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Broken stabilizer on Frigidaire front loader

What is involved costwise and effort-wise of repairing a broken stabilizer on a fridigaire front loader (about 5 years old)? Is it possible to fix/weld the broken part ? thanks,

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  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2007

    Thanks

    are there online disassembly instructions for troubleshooting this?
    thanks,
    paul

  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2007

    are there any online instructions on how to troubleshoot this? Disassembly sequence would be greatly appreciated.


    thanks,
    paul

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IF it is the bottom stablizer it can be changed easily. But if it damaged the others or sub frame it could get costly.

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  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2007

    No repair manuals that i know about. Is it the bottom stablizer? Some stabilizers come with a few parts to repair brackets. Try going to searsparts .com and give model and serial # you can look up your machine and order what you need.

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