How to change a door hinge on an Indesit Dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change a door hinge on an Indesit 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. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the side panel retaining screws
    DI620 Side Panel 1
  7. Open the door & remove the screws behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 7
  8.  Remove the screws behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 6
  9. Remove further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 2
  10. Remove 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 3
  11. Remove further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 4
  12. Remove 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 5
  13.  Remove the Side Panel
    DI620 Side Panel 8
  14. Locate the spring wire adjuster on top of the appliance
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 2
  15. Using the 4mm hex key release the tension on the spring adjustment wire
    DI620 Door Spring Wire Adjust
  16. Grip the plastic spring protector and slide it upwards to expose the spring
    DI620 Door Spring 1
  17. The spring is now exposed connected to the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 2
  18. With the door in the closed position grip the spring & push downwards to unhook
    DI620 Door Spring 3
  19. Spring unhooked from the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 4
  20. Unclip the door hinge from the door
    DI620 Door Hinge 1
  21. Using the flat head screwdriver release the retaining washer
    DI620 Door Hinge 2
  22. Remove the retaining washer from the hinge pin
    DI620 Door Hinge 3
  23. Washer removed
    DI620 Door Hinge 4
  24. Grip the door hinge and pull towards you
    DI620 Door Hinge 5
  25. Remove the door hinge
    DI620 Door Hinge 6
  26. Door hinge removed
    DI620 Door Hinge 7
  27. Take the new door hinge from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    DI620 Door Hinge Image
  28.  Fit the new door hinge onto the appliance
    DI620 Door Hinge 6
  29. Push the new door hinge all the way onto the hinge pin 
    DI620 Door Hinge 5
  30. Fit the retaining washer onto the hinge pin
    DI620 Door Hinge 3
  31. Using the pliers push the retaining washer firmly onto the hinge pin
    DI620 Door Hinge 8
  32. Clip the new door hinge onto the door
    DI620 Door Hinge 1
  33. New hinge in place
    DI620 Door Hinge 9
  34. Grip the door spring & push downwards to hook onto the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 4
  35. Door spring in place on the door hinge
    DI620 Door Spring 2
  36. Slide the spring protector over the door spring
    DI620 Door Spring 1
  37. Using the 4mm hex key readjust the tension on the spring adjustment wire
    DI620 Door Spring Wire Adjust
  38. Spring wire readjusted 
    DI620 Door Spring Wire 2
  39. Replace the Side Panel
    DI620 Side Panel 8
  40. Using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 5
  41. Replace further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 4
  42. Replace 2 further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 3
  43. Replace further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side Panel 2
  44. Replace further screws to the side panel behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 6
  45. Replace further screws to the side panel behind the rubber edge cover
    DI620 Side Panel 7
  46. Replace further screws to the side panel
    DI620 Side 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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