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Drizgar

10:42AM | 09/03/04
Member Since: 09/02/04
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Bvelectrical
We have a Kenmore washer (model # 110.92573210) that recently has been getting grease on our clothes. We took off the agitator and noticed grease all over the top of the agitator shaft, but we are not sure if that is normal or not. Someone told me that is not normal and probably indicates a leak through a seal down below (possibly the gearcase). Any thoughts or suggestions? If it is the gearcase, is it easy to replace? Thanks.

appliguy

01:23PM | 09/03/04
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
Hi,

About the only item with oil or grease in it is the tranny/gearbox. If this fails the oil can come up the shaft and out under the agitator and onto the clothes = new tranny/gearbox time ( some rebuils -may- be available as well )....

http://www.repairclinic.com/referral.asp?R=153&N=423

Gearcase for direct drive washer

jeff.

Appliance Repair Aid

http://www.applianceaid.com/

appliguy

01:25PM | 09/03/04
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
Ooops...forgot:

**If it is the gearcase, is it easy to replace?**

Fairly easy yes.

More time consuming than diffiuclt.

The whole cabinet ca ncome off and the tranny/gearbox is removed from the bottom.

jeff.

Appliance Repair Aid

http://www.applianceaid.com/

Drizgar

02:45PM | 09/03/04
Member Since: 09/02/04
2 lifetime posts
Thanks for the help Jeff.
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