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Whirlpool WFW8300SW04 - Door seal leaks


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#1 gergrff

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 03:37 PM

What is the correct way to replace the rubber door boot (bellows) on this machine. Do I need any other

parts besides the W10111435?



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#2 KurtiusInterupptus

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 03:43 PM


our man Strathy has a video somewhere on here of him showing how to do this from the front...no disassembley required. maybe you could p/m him for it.
no part needed except the bellows...

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#3 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:49 AM

Door boor part link:  http://www.repaircli...0111435/1472809

 

Strath's video:

 



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Posted 14 July 2013 - 07:48 AM

Thanks for the responses.

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:01 AM

Nice work Strath! You can tell he's a Pro, fast and efficient.

I have been using a 1/4" drive thumbwheel ratchet, but I'm going to try the flex shaft method. If you heat the boot in the dryer for 5 min you will remove the wrinkles caused by the boot being balled up in the box. I use liquid soap on the tub lip and boot groove to make it easier to fit.

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Posted 17 July 2013 - 08:45 PM

Thanks for the tips: using liquid soap and heating the boot up a bit!

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