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 Posted: Thu Apr 14th, 2005 04:10 pm
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First, thanks to everyone who has already posted good information on this nightmare of a washer.

Symptoms: black marks on clothes. occasional splotches.
First hypothesis: dreaded bearing seal failure

Rear Bearing evaluation:
I took off the rear bearing outer seal, cleaned it with solvent and compressed air, and everything was bright and shiny and quiet. I put the washer back together.

Result: There are two bearings, evidentally. I cleaned the outer. The inner is inaccessible unless you open up the whole outer tub. The inner bearing continues to leak grease on the clothes.

Conclusion: Frigidaire/Electrolux sucks. I called cust svc and got the normal reply: After you fork out for a service call, we'll consider giving you a rebate on a new purchase, or prorate the parts cost, you pay for the labor for the repair.

Thanks guys..... Rob