How to change pressure switch on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA 60P

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change pressure switch on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA 60P
  2. Safety First: Remove the plug from the mains socket 
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver and a T15 torx spanner
    Phillips screwdriver, T10 torque
  4. Remove the screw cover caps on both sides of the lid
    WMA 60 lid 1
  5. Using the T15 torx spanner remove 2 lid retaining screws
    WMA 60 lid 2
  6. Lift the lid slightly
    WMA 60 lid 3
  7. Push the lid back and remove it
    WMA 60 lid 4
  8. Lid removed
    WMA 60 lid removed
  9. Release the wires from the plastic clip
    WMA 60 pressure switch 1
  10. Wires released
    WMA 60 pressure switch 2
  11. Grip the pressure switch and twist it upwards
    WMA 60 pressure switch 3
  12. Twist the pressure switch a full 90 degrees
    WMA 60 pressure switch 4
  13. Remove the pressure switch from the side casing
    WMA 60 pressure switch 5
  14. Locate the pressure hose and remove it from the pressure switch
    WMA 60 pressure switch 6
  15. Pressure hose removed
    WMA 60 pressure switch 7
  16. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    WMA 60 pressure switch 8
  17. Wires removed
    WMA 60 pressure switch 9
  18. Take the new pressure switch from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60 Pressure switch
  19. Fit the wires to the new pressure switch
    WMA 60 pressure switch 8
  20. Fit the pressure hose to the new pressure switch
    WMA 60 pressure switch 7
  21. Pressure hose replaced
    WMA 60 pressure switch 6
  22. Locate the new pressure switch into the side casing
    WMA 60 pressure switch 5
  23. Twist the new pressure switch downwards
    WMA 60 pressure switch 4
  24. Twist a full 90 degrees until its in the correct position
    WMA 60 pressure switch 10
  25. Replace the wires into the plastic clip
    WMA 60 pressure switch 2
  26. Wires back in place
    WMA 60 pressure switch 1
  27. Relocate the lid and slide forward to engage it
    WMA 60 lid 4
  28.  Using the T15 torx spanner replace the 2 lid retaining screws
    WMA 60 lid 2
  29. Replace the 2 screw cover caps
    WMA 60 lid 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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