How to change a door interlock on a Hotpoint washing machine

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change a door interlock on a Hotpoint washing machine
  2. Safety First: Remove the plug from the mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver
  4. A small  flat head screwdriver
    Tools for sebo sole plate
  5. Remove the door seal from the outer casing
    WMA 60 door seal 1
  6. Using the flat head screwdriver separate the retaining clip
    WMA 60 door seal 1
  7. Pull the retaining clip away with the door seal retaining wire attached
    WMA 60 door seal 2
  8. Remove the door seal retaining wire
    WMA 60 door seal 3
  9. Grip the door seal 
    WMA 60 Door interlock 7
  10. Pull the door seal away from the front casing
    WMA 60 Door interlock 8
  11. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the 2 door interlock retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door interlock 9
  12. Reach inside the outer casing grip the door interlock and remove it
    WMA 60 Door interlock 10
  13. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    WMA 60 Door interlock 11
  14. Wires removed
    WMA 60 Door interlock 12
  15. Take the new door interlock from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60 Door Interlock image
  16.  Fit the wires to the new door interlock
    WMA 60 Door interlock 11
  17. Reach inside and locate the new door interlock into position on the casing
    WMA 60 Door interlock 10
  18. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the door interlock retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door interlock 9
  19. Fit the door seal to the lip of the front casing
    WMA 60 door seal 16
  20. Make sure the door seal is fitted all the way round  the lip on the outer casing
    WMA 60 Door interlock 7
  21. Replace the door seal retaining wire securing the door seal to the front casing 
    WMA 60 door seal 3
  22. Clip the 2 retaining wire parts into place
    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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