How to change the door hinge bearings on a washing machine Hotpoint

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the door hinge bearings on a washing machine Hotpoint
  2. Safety FirstRemove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips & a small flat head  screwdriver
    Phillips & small flat screwdriver (Small)
  4. Using the small flat head screwdriver release the door seal retaining clip
    WMA 60 door seal 1
  5. Separate the 2 part retaining clip
    WMA 60 door seal 2

  6. Remove the door seal retaining wire
    WMA 60 door seal 3
  7. Grip the door seal and pull a small amount away from the outer casing
    WMA 60 Door 2
  8. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the 2 door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 3
  9. Remove the door from the appliance
    WMA 60 Door 4
  10. The door hinge clamp plate needs to be slid up to remove it
    WMA 60 Door 5
  11. Place your hand behind the door seal to remove the door hinge clamp plate
    WMA 60 Door 6
  12. Door hinge clamp plate removed
    WMA 60 Door 7
  13. Place the door on a flat surface
    WMA 60 Door 8
  14. Locate the door hinge and hinge bearings
    WMA 60 Door 9
  15. Using a phillips screwdriver remove 2 door hinge retaining screws from the door
    WMA 60 Door 10
  16. Remove 2 further screws to the door trim
    WMA 60 Door 11
  17. Using the small flat head screwdriver separate the door trim from the door face
    WMA 60 Door 13
  18. Lift the inner door trim slightly to remove the door hinge and hinge bearings
    WMA 60 Door 15
  19. Door hinge removed with bearings attached
    WMA 60 Door 14
  20. Separate the door hinge from the hinge bearings
    WMA 60 Door 30
  21. Take the new door hinge bearing from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60 Door Hinge Bearing

  22. Fit the door hinge to the new hinge bearings & position them on the door
    WMA 60 Door 15
  23. Push down & click the inner door trim into place
    WMA 60 Door 27
  24. Using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 10
  25. Replace 2 further screws each side of the inner door trim
    WMA 60 Door 11
  26. Door hinge and hinge bearings fitted to door
    WMA 60 Door 9
  27. Replace the door hinge clamp on the inside of the casing
    WMA 60 Door 7
  28. Position the door hinge clamp on the casing & slide down into position
    WMA 60 Door 6
  29. Door hinge clamp in position
    WMA 60 Door 5
  30. Position the door & hinge against the casing & replace the retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 4
  31. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 3
  32. Refit the door seal onto the lip of the outer casing
    WMA 60 Door 1
  33. Replace the door seal retaining wire
    WMA 60 door seal 3
  34. Connect the retaining wire clip together
    WMA 60 door seal 2
  35. Squeeze the 2 parts together
    WMA 60 door seal 17
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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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