How to change a door hinge assembly on an Indesit Integrated Dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change a door hinge assembly on an Indesit Integrated Dishwasher
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips Screwdriver & 4mm Hex Key
    Phillips & 4mm hex key
  4. Flat screwdriver & a pair of pliers
    Flat screwdriver & pliers
  5.  Indesit DI620 Integrated Dishwasher
    D1620 Door Image
  6. Open the door & remove the door panel retaining screws
    DI620 Door Panel 1
  7. Remove the door panel retaining screws on both sides
    DI620 Door Panel 2
  8. Remove the door panel
    DI620 Door Panel 3
  9. Door panel removed
    DI620 Door Panel Removed
  10. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the side panel retaining screws
    DI620 Side Panel 1
  11. Open the door & remove the screws behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 7
  12.  Remove the screws behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 6
  13. Remove further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 2
  14. Remove 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 3
  15. Remove further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 4
  16. Remove 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 5
  17. Remove the Side Panel & repeat on the other side
    DI620 Side Panel 8
  18. With the door closed locate the lower door seal
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 12
  19. Remove the lower door seal retaining springs
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 2
  20. Remove the lower door seal from the appliance casing
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 9
  21. Locate the spring wire adjuster on top of the appliance
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 2
  22. Using the 4mm hex key release the tension on the spring adjustment wire
    DI620 Door Spring Wire Adjust
  23. Release the tension on the spring adjustment wire on the other side
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 1a
  24. Spring wire adjuster released
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 1b
  25. Grip the plastic spring protector and slide it upwards to expose the spring
    DI620 Door Spring 1
  26. The spring is now exposed connected to the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 2
  27. With the door in the closed position grip the spring & push downwards to unhook
    DI620 Door Spring 3
  28. Spring unhooked from the door hinge now repeat on the other side
    DI620 Door Spring 4
  29. Unclip the door hinge from the door on both sides
    DI620 Door Hinge 1
  30. Using a flat head screwdriver release the door hinge pin retaining washer
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 1
  31. Remove the door hinge pin retaining washer
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 3
  32. Push the door hinge pin out
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 4
  33. Grip the door hinge pin and remove it
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 5
  34. Door hinge pin removed now repeat on the other side
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 6
  35. Locate the hinge assembly retaining bolt securing the earth wire
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 1
  36. Remove the hinge assembly retaining bolt securing the earth wire first
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 2
  37. Remove the remaining hinge assembly retaining bolts on both sides
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 4
  38. Hinge assembly bolts removed
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 5
  39. Remove the hinge assembly
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 6
  40. Hinge assembly removed
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 7
  41. Take the hinge assembly from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    DI620 Hinge Assembly
  42. Fit the new hinge assembly to the door
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 6
  43. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the hinge assembly retaining bolts
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 4
  44. Fit the remaining bolt securing the earth wire
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 3
  45. Tighten all of the hinge assembly bolts securely
    DI620 Door Hinge assembly 2
  46. Relocate the door onto the appliance and install the door hinge pin
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 10
  47. Install the door hinge pin on the other side
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 5
  48. Replace the door hinge pin retaining washer 
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 2
  49. Using a pair of pliers squeeze the washer into place
    DI620 Door Hinge pin 7
  50. Clip the door hinge onto the door on both sides
    DI620 Door Hinge 1
  51. Hinge in place
    DI620 Door Hinge 9
  52. Grip the door spring & push downwards to hook onto the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 4
  53. Door spring in place on the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 2
  54. Slide the spring protector over the door spring now repeat on the other side
    DI620 Door Spring 1
  55. Using the 4mm hex key readjust the tension on the spring adjustment wire
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 1a
  56. Readjust the tension on the spring adjustment wire on the other side
    DI620 Door Spring Wire Adjust
  57. Spring wire readjusted 
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 2
  58. Fit the new lower door seal onto the appliance casing
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 8
  59. Feed the lower door seal all the way along the appliance casing
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 9
  60. Refit the lower door seal retaining clips
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 10
  61.  Push the lower door seal retaining clips into position
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 11
  62. Lower door seal retaining clips in place
    DI620 Lower Door Seal 12
  63. Replace the side panels on both sides 
    DI620 Side Panel 8
  64. Using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 screws to the side panels
    DI620 Side Panel 5
  65. Replace further screws to the side panels
    DI620 Side Panel 4
  66. Replace 2 further screws to the side panels
    DI620 Side Panel 3
  67. Replace further screws to the side panels
    DI620 Side Panel 2
  68. Replace further screws to the side panels behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 6
  69.  Replace further screws to the side panels behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 7
  70. Replace further screws to the side panels
    DI620 Side Panel 1
  71. Replace the door panel
    DI620 Door Panel 3
  72. Open the door & replace the door panel retaining screws
    DI620 Door Panel 2
  73.  Replace the door panel retaining screws on both sides
    DI620 Door Panel 1

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Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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