How to change door interlock on a washing machine Ariston AIB16

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    How to change door interlock on a washing machine Ariston AIB16
  2. Safety first remove plug from the mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver and a T10 torx spanner
    Phillips screwdriver, T10 torque
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the 2 retaining screws securing the lid
    AIB16 Lid removal 1
  5. Give the lid a firm push backwards to disengage it
    AIB16 Lid removal 2
  6. Remove the lid
    AIB16 Lid removal 3
  7. Using the T10 torx spanner remove the 2 door interlock retaining screws
    AIB16 Door interlock 1
  8. Screws removed
    AIB16 Door interlock 2
  9. From the top locate the door interlock and remove it with wires attached
    AIB16 Door interlock 3
  10. Release the wires from the plastic clip on the outer casing
    AIB16 Door interlock 4
  11. Wires released
    AIB16 Door interlock 5
  12. Remove the wires from the door interlock
    AIB16 Door interlock 6
  13. Wires removed
    AIB16 Door interlock 7
  14. Take the new door interlock from its package ensuing its correct for appliance
    AIB16 Door interlock image
  15.  Attach the wires to the new door interlock
    AIB16 Door interlock 7
  16. Wires attached
    AIB16 Door interlock 6
  17. Replace the wires into the plastic clip
    AIB16 Door interlock 4
  18. Locate the door interlock into the outer casing
    AIB16 Door interlock 3
  19.  Interlock held in place from the inside
    AIB16 Door interlock 2
  20. Holding the new door interlock in place replace the retaining screws
    AIB16 Door interlock 1
  21. Replace the lid
    AIB16 Lid removal 3
  22. Give the lid a firm push forwards to engage it
    AIB16 Lid replacement
  23. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the 2 retaining screws securing the lid
    AIB16 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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