How to change a washing machine pressure switch

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change a washing machine pressure switch
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket
    safety first
  3. Tools required Phillips screwdriver and a pair of pliers.
    pressure switch tools
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws and remove the top lid.
    top lid removal
  5. Pressure switch will be found at the top of the appliance.
    pressure switch location
  6. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 1 screw and remove pressure switch.
    pressure switch removal
  7. Using the pliers release the pipe retaining clip and slide it down the pipe.
    release retaining clip 
  8. Remove the pipe from the pressure switch
    pipe removal
  9. Make a note of the wires (A photograph is useful) and remove wires
    pressure switch wire photo 
  10. Take the pressure switch from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    new pressure switch
  11. Replace wires in the correct position.
    pressure switch wire photo
  12. Replace pipe on to the new pressure switch.
    pipe removal
  13. Using the pliers refit pipe clip.

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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