This is a twelve-year-old Kenmore top-load washer. Model No. 110.26922502 – Type 111. This is a Heavy Duty – King Size Capacity with a 3 speed motor and 6 settings. The focus of this video is to demonstrate how to change the main Shaft Seals as well as the main Tub Seal.
Two symptoms that surfaced after the seals began leaking were:
1. A small amount of water was present on the floor after every load when the water level was set to medium to high. The volume of leaking water slowly increased over several weeks.
2. The laundry was coming out wet after the spin cycle. Any appreciable loads of laundry was not properly spinning down.
The following products were used in the making of this video:
Replacement Parts Needed:
1. Main Tub Seal: Part #W10814296
2. Lower Shaft Seal: Part #91938
3. Upper Shaft Seal: Part #91939
4. Clutch Assembly: Part #WP8299642
5. Spin Pinion Seal (Transmission) Part #WP356427 –
not used / for reference only.
– iPhone 7 Plus – 128 GB
– iPlanet Bluetooth Selfie Stick
– Blackweb 66″ Tripod – Walmart
– Craftsman tools
– 8 in. Three-Jaw Gear Puller – Harbor Freight – Item#69224
—Please know that I am not an authorized appliance repairman and this video demonstrates how I went about changing the shaft seals in my Kenmore Washer.
—ALWAYS PUT SAFETY FIRST. ALWAYS UNPLUG THE APPLIANCE BEFORE OPENING THE CABINET OR DOING ANY TYPE OF SERVICE TO THE UNIT.