when installing the tub seal, does the spring side go in first( solid side faces up towards basket or the spring side last, solid face of the seal on the bearing
Answer j, Yes, "the spring side go in first(solid side faces up towards basket" . Make sure you lubricate everything according to the instructions. A small very thin coat of sealant around the outer edge of the tub seal will be helpful as well.
Is there two bearing on this model
There is only one bearing on this unit and the bearing is part of the gearcase for this unit. The part number for the gearcase is W10330039.