How to change the option buttons strip of 7 on a washing machine Hotpoint WMA 60P

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    How to change the option buttons strip of 7 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. Un-clip option buttons strip of seven
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons 1
  27. Remove option buttons strip of seven
    WMA 60 Console Strip 1
  28. Option buttons strip of seven removed
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons removed
  29. Take the new option buttons from its package ensuring its correct for appliance
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons image
  30. Fit the new option buttons strip of 7 into the console
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons 2
  31. Push the new option buttons strip of 7 into the console & clip into position
    WMA 60 7 Option buttons 3
  32. Replace the display lens
    WMA 60 Display lens 3
  33. Clip the display lens into position
    WMA 60 Display lens 4
  34. Carefully replace the plastic protector covering the buttons and display lens
    WMA 60 Control module 5
  35. Replace the control module and clip it into place
    WMA 60 Control module 3
  36. The console is now ready to be fitted to machine
    WMA 60 Console buttons replaced 2
  37. Attach the wires to the control module
    WMA 60 Console 6
  38. Wires attached
    WMA 60 Console 4
  39. From the right clip the console into the machine
    WMA 60 Console 3
  40. From the left push the console into the machine to locate it
    WMA 60 Console 2
  41. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the 3 console retaining screws
    WMA 60 Console 1
  42. Replace the soap dispenser 
    WMA 60 Soap Dispencer removal
  43. Relocate the lid and slide forward to engage it
    WMA 60 lid 4
  44.  Using the T15 torx spanner replace the 2 lid retaining screws
    WMA 60 lid 2
  45. 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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