How to change the Outer Door Frame on a Hotpoint Washing Machine

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the Outer Door Frame on a Hotpoint Washing Machine
  2. Safety First:Remove 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 phillips screwdriver remove the 2 door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 3
  5. Remove the door from the appliance
    WMA 60 Door 4
  6. Door removed from appliance
    WMA 60 Door 5
  7. Place the door on a flat surface
    WMA 60 Door 8
  8. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws to the inner trim
    WMA 60 Door 12
  9. Remove 2 further screws to the door inner trim
    WMA 60 Door 11
  10. Using a phillips screwdriver remove 2 door hinge retaining screws from the door
    WMA 60 Door 10
  11. Using the small flat head screwdriver separate the door trim from the door face
    WMA 60 Door 13
  12. Lift the inner door trim slightly to remove it
    WMA 60 Door 15
  13. Remove the door inner trim
    WMA 60 Door 17a
  14. Door inner trim removed
    WMA 60 Door 16a
  15. Remove the hinge and hinge bearings
    WMA 60 Door 16b
  16. Hinge and hinge bearings removed
    WMA 60 Door 16c
  17. Make a note of how the door bowl sits on the door outer door frame
    WMA 60 Door 18
  18. Make a note on how the door bowl sits over the door release kit
    WMA 60 Door 19
  19. Remove the door bowl
    WMA 60 Door 20
  20. Make a note of how the door bowl shield sits on the door outer trim
    WMA 60 Door 21
  21. Remove the door bowl sheild
    WMA 60 Door 22
  22. Make a note of how the door release kit fits onto the outer door frame
    WMA 60 Door 23
  23. Remove the door release kit
    WMA 60 Door 24
  24. Door release kit removed from outer door frame
    WMA 60 Door 25
  25. Take the outer door frame from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    WMA 60 Outer Door Frame
  26.  Fit the door release kit onto the new outer door frame
    WMA 60 Door 24
  27. Door release kit in place
    WMA 60 Door 23
  28. Replace the door bowl shield onto the new outer door frame
    WMA 60 Door 22
  29. Door bowl shield in place
    WMA 60 Door 21
  30. Replace the door bowl
    WMA 60 Door 20
  31. Door bowl in place sits over the door release kit
    WMA 60 Door 19
  32. Door bowl in place and in the correct position
    WMA 60 Door 18
  33.  From the opposite side replace the hinge 
    WMA 60 Door 16c
  34. Replace the hinge and hinge bearings
    WMA 60 Door 16b
  35. Hinge and hinge bearings in place
    WMA 60 Door 16d
  36. Replace the door inner trim
    WMA 60 Door 17a
  37. Make sure the hinge and the hinge bearings are positioned correctly
    WMA 60 Door 15
  38. Push down & click the inner door trim into place
    WMA 60 Door 27
  39. Using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 10
  40. Replace 2 further screws each side of the inner door trim
    WMA 60 Door 11
  41. Replace 2 further screws securing the door release kit
    WMA 60 Door 12
  42. Position the door & hinge against the casing & replace the retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 4
  43. Using the phillips screwdriver tighten the door hinge retaining screws
    WMA 60 Door 3
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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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