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Indesit W 103 waste water catcher attachment & hooks

My Indesit W103 had a blockage & wouldn't drain & not knowing about the pre-chamber at the bottom I cleared the blockage by turning the machine upside down and removing the sump hose connected to the drum (with 2 outlets going from it). It was fixed with a 3 1/4 inch circular thick wire clamp which tightens round the sump hose with a 1 1/2 inch screw. There was no retaining nut and in trying to re-attach to the drum I've not been able to get it to stay attached to the drum. Should there be a nut to keep it sufficiently tightened? or is there a trick to this as it keeps coming loose for me.
Also I've now noticed that the 2 hooks suspending the drum have now become undone & the concrete weight is now resting on the floor (I removed top panel). One of the little plastic attachments has come off too and I'm not sure of where this goes and where/how to re-attach the suspending hooks. Is there an easy way for me to do this & avoid the whole thing breaking when I put it the right way up?

I'd appreciate any assistance you can give as, as you've probably noticed, I don't have any experience with this.



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  • allan_hainey Nov 24, 2008

    Thanks barkencoa



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Hi .
The plastic lug goes on the top frame of the washer, you should see where as the other will probably be still in place,
Then it is a case of pulling up on the springs and hooking into place.
If you cannot get the clip fastened, then use a large jubilee clip.
Good luck.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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    Barry Coates Nov 24, 2008


    Thanks for your reply.

    If I can help you any more, let me know.




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