Whirlpool/Kenmore Top Load Washer Leg Nut Replacement #3359452

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing a leg nut on top loading direct drive Whirlpool washing machines. The most common reason for replacing a leg nut is if a missing leg nut has caused the leveling leg to go out of adjustment.

All the information in this leg nut replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Estate, Inglis, Crosley, Amana, Admiral

Tools used: open-ended wrench

Step By Step Instructions

1
Carefully tilt the washer back and use a wood block, or a comparable sturdy object, to support the washer.
2
Use a wrench to loosen the old leg nut then unscrew the leg.
3
Remove the old leg nut.
4
Install the new leg nut by screwing it onto the leg until it’s as close to the rubber foot as possible.
5
Next, screw the leg into the base of the washer until the leg nut is flush against it.
6
Remove the support and gently lower the front of the washer to the floor.
7
Determine if your washer is level.
8
If it isn’t tilt the washer back adjust the leg accordingly, and tighten the leg nut to lock it into place.
9
Once you’ve completed adjusting the leg tip the washer forward and carefully set it back down. This will set the self-adjusting rear legs into their proper positions.
10
Confirm that your washer is level and ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing a leg nut on top loading direct drive Whirlpool washing machines. The most common reason for replacing a leg nut is if a missing leg nut has caused the leveling leg to go out of adjustment.

All the information in this leg nut replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Estate, Inglis, Crosley, Amana, Admiral

Tools used: open-ended wrench
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Carefully tilt the washer back and use a wood block, or a comparable sturdy object, to support the washer.
2
Use a wrench to loosen the old leg nut then unscrew the leg.
3
Remove the old leg nut.
4
Install the new leg nut by screwing it onto the leg until it’s as close to the rubber foot as possible.
5
Next, screw the leg into the base of the washer until the leg nut is flush against it.
6
Remove the support and gently lower the front of the washer to the floor.
7
Determine if your washer is level.
8
If it isn’t tilt the washer back adjust the leg accordingly, and tighten the leg nut to lock it into place.
9
Once you’ve completed adjusting the leg tip the washer forward and carefully set it back down. This will set the self-adjusting rear legs into their proper positions.
10
Confirm that your washer is level and ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Nut
Nut
$7.75
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
Total$0.00

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