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Repair Washer Tub

Posted by Dan O. on May 8th, 2003 07:51 PM
In reply to help...cracked whirlpool by Teresa on May 8th, 2003 08:35 AM [Go to top of thread]

** Need to know if my whirlpool tub with hairline crack is repairable and how. **

It may be able to be repaired using the right technique. The (usually) ABS plastic can often be welded using a plastic repair kit which should be available at a local commercial plastics supplier.

There is also available a product called "SlapStik" (or something similar) which is applied like a tape to the outside of a plastic outer washer tub to cover cuts in the middle of a flat area. Check a local appliance parts supplier to see if they know of or can provide such a repair item.

Is the cost of a replacement tub so high that is not an option? Usually Whirlpool replacement parts are priced quite reasonably.


Dan O.
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