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Remove top cover, take out the bolt remove the small cover to expose the plate with several screws,remove the screws and lift the inner tub up. Usually this requires two people to get the tub up and out as it is very hard to pull up as it kind of sticks to the shaft

Posted on Jul 28, 2015

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    Jimbo Carver Feb 10, 2016

    yes my wife and I have been trying and trying. There was tons of old liquid fabric softener I had to dig out just to get this far, I think it has practically glued the tub in. Was wondering if there were and tricks to breaking it loose. Guess I will just keep working it over and over until it breaks loose.

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    Jimbo Carver Feb 10, 2016

    I see some are posting there is a nut to be removed. I do not believe this model has one. It is just the 4 screws. I watched a video on it and it didn't show one either. I was confused about this but according to Bob L and his answer there is none. Thanks for all the help though.
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I broke a hammer removing the basket on a 6000 series today. These are known to be a real ***** to remove. Once those screws are out there is a seal nut to remove and the basket hub assembly is what it sits on. Look at 5 and 7 below.
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curious as to why you would be removing hte inner tub??? possibly to repalace the main seal??? if thats the case the directions are in the newseal kit. but htere should be a starlike plastice hub seal that will need to be unscrewed that is whats holding down the tub

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