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Offline blondejon

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C Clip?
« on: October 13, 2011, 08:05:29 AM »
I'm working on a Frigidaire washer.  I was in the middle of replacing the Idler Arm Assembly.  I was having trouble getting the clip off that holds it on.  I got it off, but now I can't find it.  The base has a lot of shavings from the belt so it makes it even harder to see.  I'm going to buy a magnet to see if I can find it that way, but if I can't find it. can I buy one from the local hardware store?  Anyone know what size it is?  I didn't see it in the diagram for my model. 


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Re: C Clip?
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2011, 08:19:39 AM »
Yes you can get one from the hardware store.
Bring the idler arm with you so you can get the right size.

I keep a few different sizes on hand in my truck.

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Re: C Clip?
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2011, 06:26:03 PM »
Did you find some?

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Re: C Clip?
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2011, 07:15:44 PM »
Yeah I got a few various sizes.  They weren't the right size.  I took the cabinet completely off and found it.

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Re: C Clip?
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2011, 10:29:48 AM »
Was it hard to get the cabinet off? 
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Re: C Clip?
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2011, 11:05:44 AM »
No, There were only 7 - 8 screws that attached the cabinet to the base.  It was really dirty in there so it needed to be removed anyways for cleaning.  If I would have thought about it, I would have done that in the first place to find the missing C clip.

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Re: C Clip?
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2011, 09:42:54 AM »
this one ?
# 35 in diagram
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