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Appliance repair help and repair parts...
"Pop" the top panel by locating the front clips with a putty knife.
Locate the two 5/16 screws for the front panel, some are inside the front panel, some are on top.
The front panel will tilt out towards you and lift off of the clips on the bottom front.
To access the brake pad and stator...a brake tool is required. The large center pulley must be removed and all the washers and thrust bearing before using the brake tool. The brake tool holds the 200lb spring so it will not come flying out and hurt you!! Once the brake tool is installed and screwed down, the six 5/16 screws can be removed to remove the brake stator and brake pad. The washers assembly was removed for a better picture, this can all be done from the bottom of the washer with the washer tilted up and supported.
Top crown will unclip off and the 4 bolts on the inner basket bottom can be removed to remove the inner basket.
The shaft seal and nut is removed by a pipe wrench, be careful not to break off the spikes, use the wrench on the solid part. ( right hand thread )
Seal and flange tool is needed to spin off the upper seal.
The upper 1/2 of the seal spins off ( right hand thread ) to access the lower 1/2 of the tub seal.