How to change a washing machine door handle

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change a washing machine door handle
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a Phillips screwdriver and an 8mm spanner
    Door glass tools
  4. Using phillips screwdriver remove screw and door seal perimeter retaining band
    doorseal 1
  5. Pull back door seal and using the 8mm spanner remove 2 bolts and remove door
    Door hinge attached
  6. Using phillips screwdriver remove the screws from door handle and glass clamps
    Door handle removal
  7. Glass clamps removed
    Door handle screws removed
  8. Using 8mm spanner remove 2 bolts, remove hinge and door glass
    Door hinge removed
  9. Remove door handle
    Door handle glass removed
  10. Take the handle from its package ensuring its correct for your appliance
    Door handle image 
  11. Fit new handle, replace door glass and secure with phillips screwdriver
    Door glass 2
  12. Replace door hinge secure with 8mm spanner do not over tighten 
    Door hinge removal
  13. Replace door on appliance secure with 2 bolts and refit door seal to outer shell
    Door hinge attached
  14. Refit door seal perimeter retaining band and replace phillips screw
    doorseal 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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