How to change a door hinge clamp plate on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA60P

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change a door hinge clamp plate on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA60P
  2. Safety FirstRemove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips & a small flat head  screwdriver
    Phillips & small flat screwdriver (Small)
  4. Using the small flat head screwdriver release the door seal retaining clip
    WMA 60 door seal 1
  5. Separate the 2 part retaining clip
    WMA 60 door seal 2
  6. Remove the door seal retaining wire
    WMA 60 door seal 3
  7. Grip the door seal and pull a small amount away from the outer casing
    WMA 60 Door 2
  8. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the 2 door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 3
  9. Remove the door from the appliance
    WMA 60 Door 4
  10. The door hinge clamp plate needs to be slid up to remove it
    WMA 60 Door 5
  11. Place your hand behind the door seal to remove the door hinge clamp plate
    WMA 60 Door 6
  12. Door hinge clamp plate removed
    WMA 60 Door 7
  13. Take the new door hinge clamp plate from its package ensuring its correct for machine
    WMA 60 Door Hinge Clamp Plate
  14. Replace the door new hinge clamp plate on the inside of the casing
    WMA 60 Door 7
  15. Position the door hinge clamp plate on the casing & slide down into position
    WMA 60 Door 6
  16. Door hinge clamp plate in position
    WMA 60 Door 5
  17. Position the door & hinge against the casing & replace the retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 4
  18. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 3
  19. Refit the door seal onto the lip of the outer casing
    WMA 60 Door 1
  20. Replace the door seal retaining wire
    WMA 60 door seal 3
  21. Connect the retaining wire clip together
    WMA 60 door seal 2
  22. Squeeze the 2 parts together
    WMA 60 door seal 17
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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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