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Frigidaire Top-Load Long Vertical Spring Replacement 134885900

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the long vertical suspension spring on a top-loading Frigidaire washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the long vertical spring is when the washer tub is knocking around during operation.

All of the information for this long vertical spring replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Frigidaire, Westinghouse, Kenmore, Universal, Gibson, Kelvinator, Tappan, Crosley, Electrolux

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, you should unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
To replace a vertical spring on your washer, you should first secure the lid with tape.
3
Now insert a putty knife under the main top to release the two spring clips.
4
Lift up the main top and support it.
5
Next, remove the mounting screws at the bottom of the front panel.
6
Push the panel down and pull it away from the frame.
7
Note the position of the vertical spring if still intact then pull the tub forward or to the side to remove the appropriate spring.
8
Install the new spring by hooking the long end onto the tri-base.
9
Then pull the tub forward or to the side and hook the opposite end to the appropriate notch in the bracket.
10
Replace the front panel by aligning the tabs on the panel with the slots in the frame then lift the panel up.
11
Replace the mounting screws to secure.
12
Remove the support lower the main top and snap it into place.
13
Then remove the tape securing the lid.
14
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the washer is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the long vertical suspension spring on a top-loading Frigidaire washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the long vertical spring is when the washer tub is knocking around during operation.

All of the information for this long vertical spring replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Frigidaire, Westinghouse, Kenmore, Universal, Gibson, Kelvinator, Tappan, Crosley, Electrolux
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, you should unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
To replace a vertical spring on your washer, you should first secure the lid with tape.
3
Now insert a putty knife under the main top to release the two spring clips.
4
Lift up the main top and support it.
5
Next, remove the mounting screws at the bottom of the front panel.
6
Push the panel down and pull it away from the frame.
7
Note the position of the vertical spring if still intact then pull the tub forward or to the side to remove the appropriate spring.
8
Install the new spring by hooking the long end onto the tri-base.
9
Then pull the tub forward or to the side and hook the opposite end to the appropriate notch in the bracket.
10
Replace the front panel by aligning the tabs on the panel with the slots in the frame then lift the panel up.
11
Replace the mounting screws to secure.
12
Remove the support lower the main top and snap it into place.
13
Then remove the tape securing the lid.
14
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the washer is functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Washing Machine
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Top Loading
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
Cleaner
Cleaner
$17.01
Cleaner
Cleaner
$22.37
Total$0.00

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