How to change the drain pump on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA60P

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the drain pump on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA60P
  2. Safety FirstRemove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required: Mole grips and a T15 torx screwdriver
    Mole grip & 15T torx
  4. Smear a small amount of sealant around hoses where indicated
    Silicone Sealant 60ml
  5. Using a soft cloth for protection lay the machine on its face (a folded dustsheet is useful)
    WMA 60 Lower back plate 1
  6. Using the T15 screwdriver remove the screws retaining the lower back panel 
    WMA 60 Lower back plate 2
  7. Lower back panel removed
    WMA 60 Lower back plate removed
  8. Locate the Drain Pump through the aperture 
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 1
  9. Using the mole grip release the corbin clip securing the hose to the drain pump
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 2
  10. Corbin clip removed
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 3
  11. Remove the sump hose from the drain pump
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 4
  12. Using the mole grips release the corbin clip securing the drain hose
    WMA 60 Drain pump 1
  13. Grip the drain hose and remove it from the drain pump
    WMA 60 Drain pump 2
  14. Both hoses removed from the drain pump
    WMA 60 Drain pump 3
  15. Grip the drain pump and slightly tilt it to release retaining tab
    WMA 60 Drain Pump 8
  16. Now slide the drain pump along the bottom casing to release it
    WMA 60 Drain pump 4
  17. With the drain pump in this position it can be removed
    WMA 60 Drain pump 5
  18. Remove the drain pump
    WMA 60 Drain Pump 9
  19. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    WMA 60 Drain pump 6
  20. Drain pump and wires removed
    WMA 60 Drain pump 7
  21. Take the new drain pump from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance


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    WMA 60 Drain Pump
  22. Connect the wires to the new drain pump
    WMA 60 Drain pump 6
  23. Locate the new drain pump into the casing
    WMA 60 Drain Pump 9
  24. With the drain pump in this position slide it along the casing
    WMA 60 Drain pump 5
  25. Slide the drain pump along the casing until it clicks into position
    WMA 60 Drain Pump 8
  26.  Make sure the small plastic tab locates into the casing
    WMA 60 Drain pump 4
  27. Smear a small amount of sealant inside the drain hose and push it onto the pump
    WMA 60 Drain pump 2
  28. Using the mole grips replace the corbin clip securing the drain hose
    WMA 60 Drain pump 1
  29. Smear a small amount of sealant inside the sump hose and push it onto the pump
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 4
  30. Push the hose well onto the drain pump
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 3
  31. Using the mole grip fit the corbin clip securing the sump hose to the drain pump
    WMA 60   Sump Kit 2
  32. Using the T15 screwdriver replace the screws retaining the lower back panel 
    WMA 60 Lower back plate 2
  33. The machine can now be stood up
    WMA 60 Lower back plate 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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