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Offline rockinrobin

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VMW Unit - Does it have bad Bearing's (Video)
« on: October 26, 2014, 05:54:32 PM »
I believe this Maytag/Whirlpool Washer (MVWC400XW3) has failed bearing's since it's leaking a small amount of water (needs new Tub Seal) and I noticed a lot of corrosion underneath the unit around the electrical part's.
Are the bearings available separately or are they part of the gearcase/transmission?
Video link below, noise starts at 1:05 on low spin speed and again at 4:20 on high spin speed
https://plus.google.com/u/0/108151846729036496948/posts/g3Q7g6swMBx?pid=6074637165276292786&oid=108151846729036496948
« Last Edit: October 26, 2014, 06:02:29 PM by rockinrobin »

Offline fairbank56

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Re: VMW Unit - Does it have bad Bearing's (Video)
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2014, 06:41:56 PM »

  Bearings are part of the transmission which is generally considered not serviceable however, if you want to do the work required, the bearings can be replaced. It's a standard 6006 bearing. See this thread for more info.

http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?topic=15018.0

Eric

 

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