Thursday, March 8, 2012

Maytag Neptune Drum Bearing Replacement Tip

Hello Neptuner,

When replacing your Maytag Neptune Drum Bearings make sure you clean the bearing housing really good and inspect it closely. Especially the front bearing seat.

What are we looking for? You want to make sure that the front bearing seat is smooth and that there are no ridges or ripples in the aluminum. If there is you will want to take some emery cloth or a small grinding wheel and take them down.

Any ridges or ripples can cause the front bearing go in crooked and it will make it even tighter to get in.

Don't forget that you can also use a heat gun to heat the bearing housing to help the bearings go in easier as the aluminum will expand more then the steel bearing will. Just don't overheat it...

Until next time...