How to change a washing machine on/off switch

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change a washing machine on/off switch
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains supply
    Safety First
  3. Tools required Phillips screwdriver
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws and remove top lid.
    top lid removal
  5. Remove the on off knob by pulling it towards you.
    On off knob
  6. Switch with knob removed
    On off knob removed
  7. Locate the switch in possition
    On off switch in possition
  8. Remove the switch by pulling it towards you.
    On off switch removal
  9. Take a note of the wires (A photograph is useful) and remove them.
    On off switch removed
  10. Take the new switch from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance.
    On off switch
  11. Replace the wires on the new switch
    On off switch removed
  12.  Position the new switch and push it into its location.
    On off switch removal
  13. Push the knob back into its position.
    On off knob
  14. Replace top lid and using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 retaining screws.
    top lid removal

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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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