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how to repair a door gasket on a front-load washer

by:ORK      2020-03-13
Rubber door gasket in front over time
When you use the washing machine, loading the washing machine will wear to the point where the water leaks.
The door washer, also known as the door seal or boots, is not difficult to replace.
If the washing machine is still under warranty, the manufacturer can replace the washer for free.
Or, do oneit-
Your own homeowner can save the cost of professionals by replacing the washers.
According to the brand and model of the washing machine, get the new gasket in the appliance accessories store.
Unplug the power cord from the washing machine at the power outlet.
Open the door and hold on with one hand.
Use the appropriate Allen key to loosen and remove the screw that connects the hinge on the inner surface of the washer.
Save screws.
Put the door aside.
Ask an assistant to help move the washing machine forward far enough to lean the back of the washing machine against the wall;
Protect the walls with towels.
If you can\'t move the washing machine, insert a block of wood thick enough between the front panel and the drum to push the edge of the drum open the door washer.
Grab the lower edge of the door washer with both hands.
Lift when you push the edge inward to loosen the lower part of the washer.
Repeat this operation on each side and upper edge of the gasket to remove the gasket.
Use a wet rag to remove any fabric or debris from the circular passage that removes the old gasket.
Apply spray lubricant on the channel and raised ribs to secure the gasket in the appropriate position of the channel.
Place the new washer on the surface of the drum opening of the washing machine, the thicker the edge, the thinner the edge.
Align the lower side of the thicker edge to the lower part of the channel and press this part of the gasket firmly into the channel.
Do it right, the thinner edge is on the outer edge of the opening at that point.
Work up from the bottom and install the gasket into the channel on both sides of the opening and on the upper part.
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The tip of the Frost stick or artist brush handle revolves around the underside of the thinner outer edge of the gasket to ensure that it is evenly mounted on the surface of the opening.
Reinstall the door using the saved screws and Allen keys to connect the hinges.
Tighten the screws firmly.
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