How to change a door seal on a tumble dryer

  1. Tumble Dryer
    How to change a door seal on a tumble dryer
  2. Safety first remove plug from the mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 retaining screws to remove the lid
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 1
  5. From the front give the lid a firm push backwards
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 2
  6. Now remove the lid
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 3
  7. Remove water container
    Water container removal.jpg
  8. Remove 2 screws attaching  the console to the water container housing.
    Console removal 1
  9. Remove 3 screws holding the front casing to the side strap
    Console removal 3
  10. Remove 5 screws attaching the outer casing to the air duct
    Front casing removal 1.JPG
  11. Separate the outer casing from the air duct
    Door seal removal 1
  12. Remove the door seal
    Door seal removal 2.jpg
  13. Take the new door seal from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    Door seal.jpg 
  14. Fit the new door seal to the outer casing first
    Door seal replacement 1.jpg
  15. With the door seal in place locate the outer casing and seal into the air duct
    Door seal replacement 2.jpg
  16. Secure the outer casing to the air duct with 5 screw
    Door seal replacement 3.jpg
  17. Replace 3 screws holding the front casing to the side strap
    Console removal 3
  18. Replace 2 screws attaching  the console to the water container housing
    Console removal 1
  19. Replace the water container
    Water container removal.jpg
  20. Refit the lid
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 3
  21. Give the lid a firm push forwards until it clicks into place.
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid replacement
  22. Replace the 2 lid retaining screws
    Hotpoint CTD00 lid removal 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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