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

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the mains suppressor 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 7mm socket spanner 
    7mm socket
  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. Locate the mains suppressor at the rear of the appliance
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 1
  11. From the outside of the machine identify 2  7mm bolts
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 2
  12. Using the 7mm socket spanner remove the 2 bolts
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 3a
  13. From inside the machine slide the mains suppressor up and remove it from casing
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 7
  14. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 4
  15. Wires removed
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 5
  16. Take the new Mains Suppressor from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60P Mains Suppressor
  17. Fit the wires to the new Mains Suppressor 
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 4
  18. Locate the Mains Suppressor into the rear casing
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 8
  19. Push the Mains suppressor in and slide down
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 7
  20. From outside fit the 7mm bolts through the casing and secure the suppressor
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 3a
  21. New Mains Suppressor in position 
    WMA 60 Mains suppressor 1
  22. Relocate the lid and slide forward to engage it
    WMA 60 lid 4
  23. Using the T15 torx spanner replace the 2 lid retaining screws
    WMA 60 lid 2
  24. 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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