How to change door handle kit on a washing machine Ariston AIB16

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change door handle kit on a washing machine Ariston AIB16
  2. Safety first Remove the plug from the mains supply
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a pliers, phillips screwdriver, 7mm socket T10 torx spanner
    Pliers Phillips screwdriver T10 Torque 7mm socket
  4. Flat-head screwdriver
    Tools for sebo sole plate
  5. Using the 7mm socket remove 4 screws and remove the door from the outer casing
    AIB16 Door removal
  6. Using the T10 torx spanner remove the hinges from the door
    AIB16 Door hinge removal
  7. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the screws holding the door together
    AIB16 Door split 1
  8. Remove further screws
    AIB16 Door split 2
  9.  Using the flat head screwdriver gently prise the door assembly apart
    AIB16 Door split 3
  10. Gently separate the door assembly 
    AIB16 Door split 4
  11. Remove 1 part of  the door assembly away from the other
    AIB16 Door split 5
  12. Make a note of the position of the glass, remove the glass and set aside
    AIB16 Door split 6
  13. Using a pair of pliers remove the retaining pin to release the handle kit
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 2
  14. Remove the handle
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 3
  15. Make a note of the position of the spring and latch (a photograph is useful)
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 4
  16. Remove the spring and latch
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 6
  17. Take the new door handle kit from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    AIB16 Door Handle Kit 
  18. Place the new spring and latch into position and just locate the pin
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 7
  19. Place the new door handle into the correct position 
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 3
  20. And push the pin all the way home
    AIB16 Door handle kit replacement 1
  21. Refit the glass ensuring its in the correct position
    AIB16 Door split 6
  22. Feed the handle through the aperture of the other door part 
    AIB16 Door split 7
  23. Clip the 2 door parts together
    AIB16 Door refit 1 
  24. Clip the 2 door parts together
    AIB16 Door refit 2
  25. Using the phillips screwdriver refit the screws holding the door parts together
    AIB16 Door split 2
  26. Refit further screws holding the door parts together
    AIB16 Door split 1
  27. Using the T10 torx spanner fit the hinges to the  door 
    AIB16 Door hinge removal
  28. Using the 7mm socket replace 4 screws and fit the  door to the outer casing
    AIB16 Door removal

    See full range of washing machine door parts here 

    Tools required may be purchased here 

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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