How to change the Drum Seal on a Hotpoint Washing Machine

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the Drum Seal on a Hotpoint Washing Machine
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required: T30 torx screwdriver & a flat head screwdriver
    Flat & T30 torx.JPG
  4. Use a suitable silicone sealant where indicated
    Silicone Sealant 60ml
  5. To remove drum see video on drum assembly replacement
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkbwDsLewDA

    WMA 60 Drum Removed 1
  6. Drum assembly removed
    WMA 60 Drum Removed 2
  7. The 2 parts of the outer drum will only fit one way but 2 marks helps reassembly
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 1
  8. Using the T30 torx remove the outer drum retaining screws
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 2
  9. Using the flat head screwdriver carefully separate the 2 parts of the outer drum
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 3
  10. Outer drum separated
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 4
  11. Grip the drum seal and remove it from the outer drum
    WMA 60 Drum Seal  1
  12. Clean the area of the outer drum where the drum seal sits
    WMA 60 Drum Seal  2
  13. Take the new drum seal from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60 Drum Seal
  14. Fit the new drum seal to the outer drum casing
    WMA 60 Drum Seal  3
  15. Apply a suitable silicone sealant around the perimeter of the drum seal
    WMA 60 Drum Seal  4
  16. Line up the 2 marks & fit the 2 parts of the outer drum together
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 5
  17. Two parts of drum together & ready for fixing
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 6
  18. Note the numbers on the drum front, these indicate screw numbers
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 7
  19. Using the T30 torx tighten screws in opposite sequence 1-10-6-14 etc
    WMA 60 Outer Drum Split 8
  20. Drum assembly back together & ready to be fitted to the machine
    WMA 60 Drum Removed 2

    See full range of washing machine parts and drum parts here

    Tools required can be purchased 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.

Comments

Trustpilot Badge
Loading...