How to change the console on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA 60P

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the console 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. A small  flat head screwdriver
    Tools for sebo sole plate
  5. Remove the screw cover caps on both sides of the lid
    WMA 60 lid 1
  6. Using the T15 torx spanner remove 2 lid retaining screws
    WMA 60 lid 2
  7. Lift the lid slightly
    WMA 60 lid 3
  8. Push the lid back and remove it
    WMA 60 lid 4
  9. Lid removed
    WMA 60 lid removed
  10. Remove the soap dispenser
    WMA 60 Soap Dispencer removal
  11. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 3 console retaining screws
    WMA 60 Console 1
  12. From the left pull the console away from the machine
    WMA 60 Console 2
  13. From the right un-clip the console
    WMA 60 Console 3
  14. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful)
    WMA 60 Console 4
  15. Release the wires from the control module by pushing them away
    WMA 60 Console 5
  16. Wires released now remove the console 
    WMA 60 Console 6
  17.  Console removed from machine
    WMA 60 Console removed
  18. Using the flat head screwdriver un-clip the control module 
    WMA 60 Control module 1
  19. Release a further clip on the control module
    WMA 60 Control module 2
  20. Remove the control module
    WMA 60 Control module 3
  21. Control module removed
    WMA 60 Control module 4
  22. Carefully remove the plastic protector covering the buttons and display lens
    WMA 60 Control module 5
  23. Using a flat screwdriver release the clip securing the display lens
    WMA 60 Display lens 1
  24. Release a further clip to the display lens
    WMA 60 Display lens 2
  25. Remove the display lens
    WMA 60 Display lens 3
  26. Remove button bank
    WMA 60 Console Strip 1a
  27. Un-clip option buttons strip of seven
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons 1
  28. Remove option buttons strip of seven
    WMA 60 Console Strip 1
  29. Un-clip option buttons strip of 3
    WMA 60 3 Option  buttons 1
  30. Remove option buttons strip of 3
    WMA 60 Console Strip 2
  31. Un-clip programme buttons strip of 7
    WMA 60 Prog button 1
  32. Remove programme buttons strip of 7
    WMA 60 Console Strip 3
  33. Console striped
    WMA 60 Console Striped
  34.  Take the new console from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60 Console Image
  35. Fit programme buttons strip of 7 into the new console
    WMA 60 Console Strip 3
  36. Push programme buttons strip of 7 into the new console & clip into position
    WMA 60 Prog button 3
  37. Fit option buttons strip of 3 into the new console
    WMA 60 Console Strip 2
  38. Push option buttons strip of 3 into the new console & clip into position
    WMA 60 3 Option  buttons 3
  39. Fit option buttons strip of 7 into the new console
    WMA 60 Console Strip 1
  40. Push option buttons strip of 7 into the new console & clip into position
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons 3
  41. Fit button bank into the new console
    WMA 60 Console Strip 1a
  42. Buttons in place
    WMA 60 Console buttons replaced
  43. Replace the display lens
    WMA 60 Display lens 3
  44. Clip the display lens into position
    WMA 60 Display lens 4
  45. Carefully replace the plastic protector covering the buttons and display lens
    WMA 60 Control module 5
  46. Replace the control module and clip it into place
    WMA 60 Control module 3
  47. New console ready to be fitted to machine
    WMA 60 Console buttons replaced 2
  48. Attach the wires to the control module
    WMA 60 Console 6
  49. Wires attached
    WMA 60 Console 4
  50. From the right clip the console into the machine
    WMA 60 Console 3
  51. From the left push the console into the machine to locate it
    WMA 60 Console 2
  52. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the 3 console retaining screws
    WMA 60 Console 1
  53. Replace the soap dispenser 
    WMA 60 Soap Dispencer removal
  54. Relocate the lid and slide forward to engage it
    WMA 60 lid 4
  55. Using the T15 torx spanner replace the 2 lid retaining screws
    WMA 60 lid 2
  56. 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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