Outer Tub Clamp

Part Number: 8182210

Front load washer bellow seal clamp.  Attaches the bellow to the outer tub of the washing machine.  This is a new GENUINE Whirlpool replacement part.

Brands: Amana, Kenmore, Kitchen Aid, Maytag, Whirlpool

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List Price: $18.89
Price: $11.05 Quantity:

Replaces these part numbers: W10100790, 8181663

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Parts used:

Difficulty level:
Easy 2/5

Time of repair:
1 - 2 hours

1/4 ratchet with allen head, short length flat head screwdriver, one small screwdriver either phillips or regular, putty knife.

Jason, GA
My problem
Rubber bellow had holes in it. Was not leaking because hole were at the top luckily

My Repair & Advice:

Remove 3 screws in top rear panel, slide off top panel, 3 bottom panel screws lift up remove bottom panel, open door, remove the spring assisted clamp on the bellow, on the bottom, remove bellow outside push it in, on this older model there's no trim ring. Remove soap tray, depress lever, remove, remove the one screw on the left side of the control panel just right of the soap tray. The left side of the control panel will want to come off the right side you need to depress a plastic lever on the inside of the machine. First look on top of the machine to see that the 4 points where the control panel attaches are removed, then the inside lever so the top edge will be removed then at the middle bottom of the control panel is a friction type lever like the one inside right. Use putty knife to pry. Remove The 4 screws remove face. Unscrew inside bellow ring, remove bellow making sure to be careful of the soap tube in the upper right. Replace in reverse order, making sure the rubber to metal is a good seal.

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