How to change latch & catch on a tumble dryer

  1. Tumble Dryer
    How to change latch & catch on a tumble dryer
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the screw retaining the latch
    Door lock removal 1a
  5. Slide the latch down and pull towards you
    Door lock removal 2 a
  6. Remove the latch from the casing
    Door lock removal 3 a
  7. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the catch retaining screw
    Door latch removal 1
  8. Slide the catch down & pull forward
    Door latch removal 2
  9. Remove the catch from the door
    Door latch removal 3
  10. Take the new latch & catch from its package ensuring its correct for appliance 
    Lock and latch Image
  11. Locate the new catch into the door
    Door latch removal 3
  12. Push the catch in & slide upwards
    Door latch removal 2
  13. Using the phillips screwdriver secure the catch with the retaining screw
    Door latch removal 1
  14. Fit the new latch into the casing
    Door lock removal 3 a
  15. Push the latch in & slide upwards
    Door lock removal 2 a
  16. Using the phillips screwdriver secure the latch with the retaining screw
    Door lock removal 1a

    See the full range of Tumble Dryer door parts 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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