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Hello I have a WTW59000TW0 whirlpool washer 1 1/2 years

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I have a WTW59000TW0 whirlpool washer 1 1/2 years old , The issue with it, looks like the basket dorped so that there is a 2" inch gap from the bottom of agiator to bottom of the basket. ????
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  built1950 replied 7 years ago.
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The model # XXXXX does not compute, must have the exact model #. Please recheck for me.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Whirlpool Fabric Sense System


Type III

Expert:  built1950 replied 7 years ago.
There is a gasket at the bottom of the basket that may have worn out. You'll have to remove the agitater and basket to check. Gasket looks like this:

Part number: AP3132853

If not then the basket may have worn out at the bottom center where it sets on the drive block and you'd need a new basket.

Edited by built1950 on 10/1/2009 at 12:55 PM EST

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